Eric Reid

Panthers Safety Eric Reid Returns to NFL in Victory Over Giants

After nine months of unemployment, free agent safety Eric Reid played his first game as a Carolina Panther on Sunday. Reid has been one of Colin Kaepernick’s strongest supporters when he started the national anthem protests in 2016. The safety knelt with Kaepernick and continue to kneel after the activist quarterback left the San Francisco 49ers. “I know that he said that he wouldn’t protest, it should not have mattered,” analyst Stephen A. Smith said. “This is not an individual that should have been pushed out of the league and denied an opportunity to work.” During the Panthers game against