Tag: San Francisco 49ers

Patriots Deal QB Garoppolo to 49ers, Report

Los Angeles (AFP) – The San Francisco 49ers acquired quarterback Jimmy Garoppolofrom the New England Patriots for a second-round pick in the 2018 NFL entry draft, the US media reported on Monday.

Anthem Kneeling 49ers Ask Fans if Winning Is Important to Them

People tend to stick to what they’re good at, in life. The 49ers, are not very good at football. However, they’re quite good at political activism. Therefore, since winning football games isn’t something that’s going to happen for them, the 9ers are now trying to convince their fans that they should focus on other things.

Boos Rain Down As Seven 49ers Take a Knee for the National Anthem

A substantially smaller number of 49ers knelt during the anthem, for their game against the Washington Redskins. Last week, more than 20 49ers knelt, and this week, league Commissioner Roger Goodell also issued a memo, saying it was time to “put the anthem controversy behind us.”

49ers Eric Reid Says Charlottesville Will Not Change Decision to Stop Anthem Protests

Last season, San Francisco 49er Eric Reed joined Colin Kaepernick to take a knee during the playing of the national anthem at the start of each game. At the close of the season, Reed announced that he would stand to honor the anthem and would end his protest starting this season. Reed has now confirmed his decision and said that even the unrest in Charlottesville would not change his mind.