The entire sports world was caught completely off guard when the news came down that Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid, and the NFL reached a settlement on the collusion case.
It pretty much put things into perspective that the league knew Kaepernick’s lawyers had some hard evidence on them, so it was best to pay them off and not let it go to court.
A lot of people had a lot to say about this situation, including Larry Johnson.
The former Kansas City Chiefs running back took to social media and ripped Kaepernick for settling, even going as far to call him a sell-out.
“If your backdrop is going to be the African American civil rights presence that it brought from the ’60s and you’re going to use that for your own causes, you don’t sell out,” Johnson said. “Now I don’t know what activist … Martin Luther King or Malcolm X … I don’t know what civil rights leader that you even saw or follow that made you even think that selling out to your oppressor or signing a deal with your oppressor was the way to go.”