Panthers Sign Eric Reid Despite Collusion Grievance Against NFL

Free agent security Eric Reid has formally signed a one-year cope with the Carolina Panthers, a transfer that had appeared unlikely given his and Colin Kaepernick’s ongoing collusion lawsuit towards the NFL.

In 2016, Reid and Kaepernick had been teammates on the San Francisco 49ers and each took half in kneeling in the course of the nationwide anthem to protest racial injustice and police brutality. Last season, the NFLPA filed a grievance with the NFL on Reid’s behalf, alleging that staff house owners and the league, influenced by President Donald Trump, colluded to forestall his employment due to his protests.

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