Colin Kaepernick and the NFL haven’t gotten along too well recently. At least his Twitter followers have his back.
The San Francisco 49ers quarterback first drew the ire of the league after Week 2, when he earned an unsportsmanlike penalty for reportedly using a racial slur while trash-talking with Chicago Bears defensive end Lamarr Houston. That resulted in an $11,025 fine from the league, which was later cut in half after an appeal from Kaepernick.
The league nabbed Kaepernick again three weeks later, fining him $10,000 for wearing Beats by Dre headphones on camera after a game. As you might expect, the oft-fined quarterback isn’t too pleased with these latest developments, and he took to Twitter to let everyone know. [tweet https://twitter.com/Kaepernick7/status/522487232515829760 align=’center’]
Kaepernick then spent roughly the next six hours retweeting fans who took issue with the NFL’s actions. We’ve captured a few examples below, but you really should check out his timeline for the full effect.
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