Eric Reid, Kaepernick's Ally, Kneels In First Game With Carolina Panthers

Eric Reid, the NFL security who stood alongside Colin Kaepernick and suffered very comparable circumstances, was again in motion as we speak along with his new staff the Carolina Panthers. Partly because of his protests, Eric Reid remained unsigned because the finish of final season. The Carolina Panthers have been the primary staff to formally supply him a contract. Although Kaepernick is credited with sparking the motion throughout the league, Eric Reid has been kneeling earlier than the anthem ever because the very first encounter along with his former 49ers teammate.

The Panthers signed Eric throughout their bye week to exchange Da'Norris Searcy who suffered his second concussion in below a month. Reid maintains that he'll discover a solution to handle each his employment with the Panthers and his impending authorized case towards the NFL in a balanced method. "I am nonetheless evaluating the scope of our nation and I am going to make that call later," Reid stated of his choice to signal while below oath.

Panthers franchise quarterback Cam Newton is worked up to have Eric Reid throughout the fold. In chatting with the media, Cam outlined his religion that Eric would put the staff first in all probability. "Eric is aware of what's finest for Eric and what Eric must do. We all perceive what he is combating for, so if that is one thing he decides to do, that is what he decides to do," stated Newton. "But that has completely nothing to do with this locker room, the way in which we strategy the sport, the way in which we put together and what we're attempting to do.''

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