It’s going to be a team thing.” He said this piggybacking off of teammate Doug Baldwin who said he was considering joining in the protest.
An entire team doing the protest together is exactly what the cause needs to negate athletes like Shaq coming out against Kaepernick’s protest.
On the other side of the ball, the Panthers were firing on all cylinders.
This is coming after Jeremy Lane, of the Seahawks, joining the protest on his own.
His coach, Pete Carrol, came out in defense of Lane, telling the that Lane is “pretty clear on what he did and what he was trying to express and I think it is very simple”.
With the support from the team’s coach it seems fairly likely that these rumors are true.
The rumors originated from Seattle’s starting linebacker, Bobby Wagner, who said “anything we want to do, it’s not going to be individual.
With the facts at hand, it will be pretty difficult for people to ignore the problems once we really have that conversation.