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Colin Kaepernick Posts Message For 3 NFL Players

colin kaepernick runs onto the field during an nfl game

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - NOVEMBER 27: Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers warms up during a game against the Miami Dolphins on November 27, 2016 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Colin Kaepernick is still not playing in the NFL these days but the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback is keeping an eye on the league, and particularly those who remain committed to pregame protests.

Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid and Miami Dolphins wide receivers Kenny Stills and Albert Wilson continue to kneel to protest social injustice during the national anthem. Kaepernick was the first NFL player to do so back in August 2016.

On Sunday, Kaepernick tweeted a message of support to Reid, Stills and Wilson.

"My Brothers

My Brothers @E_Reid35@KSTiLLS@iThinkIsee12 continue to fight for the people, even in the face of death threats. They have never moved past the people and continue to put their beliefs into action. Stay strong Brothers!!! ✊🏾 pic.twitter.com/OQClsZXD5V

— Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) August 18, 2019

" data-mentioned-user-id="279098520" data-scribe="element:mention">@E_Reid35

My Brothers @E_Reid35@KSTiLLS@iThinkIsee12 continue to fight for the people, even in the face of death threats. They have never moved past the people and continue to put their beliefs into action. Stay strong Brothers!!! ✊🏾 pic.twitter.com/OQClsZXD5V

— Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) August 18, 2019

" data-mentioned-user-id="44996925" data-scribe="element:mention">@KSTiLLS

My Brothers @E_Reid35@KSTiLLS@iThinkIsee12 continue to fight for the people, even in the face of death threats. They have never moved past the people and continue to put their beliefs into action. Stay strong Brothers!!! ✊🏾 pic.twitter.com/OQClsZXD5V

— Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) August 18, 2019

" data-mentioned-user-id="73231553" data-scribe="element:mention">@iThinkIsee12 continue to fight for the people, even in the face of death threats," Kaepernick wrote. "They have never moved past the people and continue to put their beliefs into action. Stay strong Brothers!!!"

Earlier this week, Reid went to bat for Kaepernick, his close friend and former teammate with the 49ers. He did so by criticizing rapper/entertainer Jay-Z for partnering with the NFL and for recent comments he made after previously supporting Kaepernick.

Jay-Z and Roc Nation have teamed up with the NFL to “enhance the NFL’s live game experiences and to amplify the league’s social justice efforts.”

Kaepernick has not played in the league since the 2016 season.