Report: 49ers bought $7.5M insurance policy for Colin Kaepernick

Report: 49ers bought $7.5M insurance policy for Colin Kaepernick

The San Francisco 49ers purchased a $7.5-million insurance policy for quarterback Colin Kaepernick as part of the reworked contract the two parties reportedly agreed to this week, league sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The $500,000 policy will cover Kaepernick if he is injured to such a degree that he cannot play next season. The $7.5-million, […]

Jerry Rice apologizes for his ‘All lives matter’ statement

Jerry Rice has apologized for his “All lives matter” statement, which he tweeted while commenting on Colin Kaepernick’s national anthem protest. Rice called it “my mistake”, acknowledging he didn’t know the phrase was widely viewed as a hostile response to the Black Lives Matter movement. Rice initially came out against Kaepernick and the anthem protest […]

Colin Kaepernick once again protests national anthem

Colin Kaepernick once again protests national anthem

San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick once again kneeled in protest during the national anthem. Kaepernick was joined by teammates Eric Reid and Eli Harrold before Thursday night’s game against the Arizona Cardinals. Several other 49ers players raised their fists during the anthem, including defensive backs Antoine Bethea, Jaquiski Tartt, Rashard Robinson, Chris Davis and Keith […]

Chip Kelly defends Kaepernick against reporter’s criticism

San Francisco 49ers head coach Chip Kelly spent a good portion of his Thursday press conference defending quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Kaepernick – the cover subject of the latest edition of Time magazine – has sparked a continued discussion over race relations, patriotism, and politics in sport, and drew the ire of one reporter. Kelly was […]

Recent poll reveals Colin Kaepernick as NFL’s most disliked player

Recent poll reveals Colin Kaepernick as NFL’s most disliked player

A poll conducted by E-Poll Marketing revealed that San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is the NFL’s most disliked player. Kaepernick was considered unlikable by 29 percent of the respondents, topping Jameis Winston, Ndamukong Suh, and Tom Brady for the dubious distinction. The quarterback began protesting police brutality and racial inequality by sitting through the […]

Colin Kaepernick says he’s received death threats since national anthem protest

Colin Kaepernick says he’s received death threats since national anthem protest

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick said he’s received death threats on social media and other channels since he began his demonstrations against racial oppression and police brutality during the national anthem last month. “I’ve had a few come my way, but not too concerned about it,” Kaepernick said Tuesday inside the 49ers locker room, as reported […]