UPDATE: 9/27/18, 1:30 p.m EST
Colin Kaepernick has taken to Instagram to congratulate former teammate Eric Reid on touchdown a one-year take care of the Panthers. Take a look at his properly needs under.
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Unique Story: 9/27/18, 11:00 a.m. EST
Former San Francisco 49er Eric Reid has discovered a brand new residence in North Carolina, because the Panthers have simply signed the free agent security to a one-year contract.
The workforce confirmed the information on their official web site, with normal supervisor, Marty Hurney, sharing his confidence within the resolution to carry Reid on board.
“Eric has been a beginning security within the NFL and has performed at a excessive stage all through his profession. After we put (security) Da’Norris Searcy on injured reserve, Ron (Rivera) and I mentioned our choices, and Eric was on the high of our listing. He’s a bodily security with good ball expertise and play-making capacity.”
The Louisiana native performed for the 49ers his first 5 seasons within the NFL, incomes Professional Bowl and All-Rookie recognition in his first season. Reid began all 16 video games for the workforce and recorded 92 tackles, 4 interceptions, 11 passes defensed and one fumble restoration. He additionally began all three playoff video games for the 49ers that season, contributing to the workforce’s NFC Championship sport look.
So far as profession stats, Reid has began 69 of 70 common season video games performed, accumulating 375 tackles, 10 interceptions, 34 passes defensed, two pressured fumbles and two fumble recoveries. Reid’s distinctive expertise had been all the time a focus when debating why it took so lengthy for him to lock down a place this season. Shaun King argues it was his option to kneel with Colin Kaepernick, as his expertise is much too obvious for there to be every other motive.
It’s completely outrageous that Eric Reid isn’t but on an @NFL roster.
He is among the high defensive gamers within the league. He’s younger, wholesome, and probably the most upstanding males in sports activities.
He’s CLEARLY being penalized for taking a knee. https://t.co/qcBalPcgR6
— Shaun King (@shaunking) Might 2, 2018
Reid and Kaepernick are nonetheless good mates who proceed to do their half as activist athletes.