San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick knew that not standing for the national anthem would draw some criticism. A couple former NFL quarterbacks weighed in. Miami Dolphins running back Arian Foster, a former teammate of Yates with the Texans, argued with Yates on Twitter after saying it was Kaepernick’s right to protest.
You could be the greatest football team in the history of the NFL, but without a quality head coach at the helm, you’re not going anywhere. While the NFL does have an offseason, there’s never really a “break” in the action. For many NFL head coaches, all the preparation in the world will not result in a successful season.
Eddie Lacy is thinking about cutting his hair after San Francisco 49ers linebacker Gerald Hodges pulled him down from behind by the dreadlocks on Friday. The Green Bay Packers running back told the Green Bay Press Gazette after the game that it was painful and that he might cut his hair because of it. "I’m debating after that," Lacy told the newspaper. "I don’t know how many more of those I’d like to experience. We’re in camp. So I’ve got to wait until I get out of camp, and then I’ll assess it.” It happened on Lacy’s longest run of the game -- a 21-yard gain down the right sideline. He might have gone even farther had Hodges not been able to pull him down from behind. In real time, it looked