Another Colin Kaepernick detractor has emerged, and this time it’s in the form of NFL legend and Hall of Famer Jim Brown.
The legendary running back had this to say when asked about Kaepernick and the ongoing national anthem protests happening in the NFL.
Brown’s full quote from an interview with The PostGame:
“I want to be in his corner, and I do think, ‘God bless him,'” Brown told ThePostGame.
“I’m going to give you the real deal: I’m an American,” Brown said. “I don’t desecrate my flag and my national anthem. I’m not gonna do anything against the flag and national anthem. I’m going to work within those situations. But this is my country, and I’ll work out the problems, but I’ll do it in an intelligent manner.”
Several players have joined in on the protests ever since Kaepernick popularized the statement last year. The protests are continuing in this year’s NFL preseason, most notably with several Cleveland Browns taking a knee last week.
Kaepernick, who was with the San Francisco 49ers last year, has yet to be signed by another team after becoming a free agent.