‘A neo-colonialist sellout’: Kaepernick fractures spill on to the field

Eric Reid and Malcolm Jenkins, two of the most prominent players in the protest movement, clashed on Sunday. The winners were NFL owners

Tempers flared in Philadelphia on Sunday before the Eagles’ game against the Carolina Panthers as Eric Reid and Malcolm Jenkins, two central figures in the NFL protests against social injustice, got into a scuffle at the coin toss.

Reid, now with the Panthers, was the first member of the San Francisco 49ers to join Colin Kaepernick in taking a knee during the national anthem in 2016. And the safety has remained one of the most outspoken players on the subject of racial injustice in the United States since.

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