(CBS Boston) Colin Kaepernick, despite having a better resume than most employed backup quarterbacks in the NFL, remains without a job. That’s drawn quite a bit of attention and generated an awful lot of opinions around the country, and it’s now gotten Spike Lee to speak out.
The film director and social activist tweeted on Tuesday that he’ll be holding a rally for Kaepernick outside of NFL headquarters on Aug. 23….
— Spike Lee (@SpikeLee) August 8, 2017
…While Kaepernick’s starting credentials could be questioned (his 49ers teams went 11-24 in games he started over the past three years), his resume is objectively better than a number of quarterbacks who signed deals this offseason to serve as backups. Other less-qualified quarterbacks remain on rosters, as well. That list includes Austin Davis, David Olson, Ryan Mallett, Kellen Clemens, Scott Tolzien and Trevone Boykin, among others.
He took a knee during the national anthem last season as a show of protest against racial inequality and police brutality….