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Eric Reid Rips Panthers Team Reporter Over Colin Kaepernick Comments

Colin Kaepernick kneels during an NFL game.

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 18: Colin Kaepernick #7 and Eric Reid #35 of the San Francisco 49ers kneel during the national anthem before their game against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on September 18, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Earlier this week, Carolina Panthers team reporter Bill Voth penned a column in response to a fan's question about potentially bringing Colin Kaepernick to the team. While Voth eventually suggested the team does not need Kap, he also angered a player on the Panthers roster in the process.

Safety Eric Reid, who just signed a contract extension with the Panthers, called out Voth for his comments about Kaepernick. Reid wasn't happy with one particular line in piece.

After Bill Voth wrote on Panthers.com that Colin Kaepernick "briefly saw his starting job go to Blaine Gabbert after dealing with shoulder soreness" in 2016, Reid took to his Twitter account to defend the former 49ers quarterback.

"He didn’t lose his job to Blaine. He was coming off of three surgeries and needed more time to heal," Reid said on Twitter.

"Once healed, he started again. No more false narratives in 2019 please. He’s in the best shape of his life, and ready to help win a championship."

The Panthers have been mentioned as a possible landing spot for Kaepernick as Cam Newton recovers from shoulder surgery.

Earlier this month, Kaepernick and Reid settled their collusion grievances against the NFL.

He hasn't played in the NFL since opting out of this contract with the 49ers in 2017.