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 at present together with his new staff the Carolina Panthers. Partly resulting from his protests, Eric Reid remained unsigned for the reason that 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 for the reason that very first encounter together with his former 49ers teammate.

The Panthers signed Eric throughout their bye week to interchange Da’Norris Searcy who suffered his second concussion in underneath a month. Reid maintains that he’ll discover a method to handle each his employment with the Panthers and his impending authorized case in opposition to the NFL in a balanced method. “I am nonetheless evaluating the scope of our nation and I will make that call later,” Reid stated of his resolution to signal while underneath oath.

Panthers franchise quarterback Cam Newton is happy to have Eric Reid throughout the fold. In talking to 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 preventing 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 making an attempt to do.”