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Sharpe: Tom Brady Ignoring Kaepernick, Anthem Protests to Protect His Brand

Tuesday on Fox Sports 1’s “Undisputed,” Shannon Sharpe reacted to New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady saying in a radio interview that he has not paid much attention to Colin Kaepernick and the national anthem protests around the league.

Sharpe accused Brady of remaining politically correct on Colin Kaepernick’s national anthem protest to protect his brand because of the backlash he got for having a President Trump “Make America Great Again” hat in his locker.

“You know why he won’t touch this?” Sharpe asked. “He saw the backlash he got for ‘Make America Great Again’ hat in his locker. He will not touch it because he doesn’t want to upset his base or he doesn’t want to upset his sponsors’ base. He is not touching this.”

He added, “I’m not surprised by Tom Brady. Tom Brady is as [politically correct] as it comes. He’s a sponsor’s dream: tall, white, married, handsome, articulate…”

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