James Harrison turned 39 last month, but he still managed to lead the Pittsburgh Steelers in sacks during the 2016 season with five.
That kind of longevity is especially rare on the defensive side of the ball — only Tom Brady and a few specialists are older active players — so the NFL is making sure that it’s Harrison’s intense workout routines, and nothing unnatural, that have kept the Steelers pass rusher going.
Kaepernick has been a lightning rod of controversy since he made news with his national anthem protest. The NFL remains divided on whether to sign him — Giants owner John Mara said he’s been receiving mail from fans who don’t want their team to sign him, while Seahawks coach Pete Carroll had high praise for Kaepernick, saying he’s “a starter in this league.” Kaepernick worked out with the Seahawks this week for a potential job, but it remains to be seen if that will evolve into a signing.
Despite the drama surrounding Kaepernick’s future in the NFL, it’s clear the impact he cares about the most is the one he’s making with fans around the country. It’s tangible — from the rally in New York City, to handing out suits outside a parole office, to receiving boxes upon boxes of supportive Cheap Jerseys In Toronto letters. It’s easy to imagine that his activism will continue even after he’s done donating $1 million of his salary, that even if he won’t kneel during the national anthem anymore, he’ll do what he can to Cheap Goalkeeper Jerseys keep the conversation going.