New Panthers safety Eric Reid returns to NFL Continuing Protest

October 7, 2018

Panthers Safety Eric Reid continued his protest against racial and social injustice by kneeling during the anthem at his return game. 

The Panthers faced off against the New York Giants at the Bank of America Stadium. 

Introducing the starting safety for the #Panthers....

Eric Reid.

— Carolina Panthers (@Panthers) October 7, 2018

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Eric Reid was one of the first players in the NFL to take a knee alongside Colin Kaepernick.

My Brother @E_Reid35, with @KSTiLLS and @iThinkIsee12, continue to take a knee against systemic oppression. They are unwavering in their conviction! #ImWithReid

— Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) October 7, 2018

Congrats 2 my brother @e_reid35, all pro safety who should have been signed the 1st day of free agency, who has signed a football contract.

He was the 1ST person 2 kneel alongside me. Eric is a social justice warrior, continues to support his family. and communities in need.

— Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) September 27, 2018