More than 1,000 people gathered in front of the NFL’s offices Wednesday in New York to support Colin Kaepernick. The next day, LeSean McCoy said he doesn’t think Cheap Jerseys Outlets Kaepernick’s protest during the national anthem last season is the reason Kaepernick is unemployed. He just doesn’t think Kaepernick is a very good player.
Black Americans hold a more favorable view of Kaepernick going into the season: 43 percent found him favorable compared to 29 percent of white people and 20 percent of “other minorities.” Black people who were polled were also twice as likely as any other group to boycott the NFL and stop watching football.
Kaepernick’s fight for black lives has made a significant impact on his supporters and the national dialogue on racial equality. His film shows there’s still not a clear football reason he’s unemployed. And every week rallies are appearing nationwide, showing the NFL that this issue isn’t going away.
Though Kaepernick remains unsigned, his fight continues. And however people see Kaepernick, or how it affects ratings (or not), protest in football doesn’t appear to be going away anytime soon.
It’s reasonable to suggest the Bengals could be better across the board. Will that matter if they make the postseason, given that Lewis is a remarkable 0-7 in playoff games during his time in charge? As tempting as it is to assume that the Bengals are automatically doomed come January, I’d be Cheap Jerseys Shop skeptical.