It’s been a few years since Colin Kaepernick first took a knee to shed some light on police brutality, and it took the players a while to get behind him.
They eventually did, though, and one of the players that did was Martellus Bennett.
Bennett played for the Packers in 2017 when he did his protest, and it didn’t go well for him. He says Packers fans were sending him death threats and sending hate mail on the team voice mail.
He also says that it got so bad that the head of security for the team thought something would happen to him.
He says that the team plotted to get him out of the city after the protest to make things worse. They eventually cut him, and they tried to go after his signing bonus, and he had to go to court over it, which he won.
I wish I could say I was surprised, but I’m not.
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