There’s no love lost between Eric Reid and his former team. San Francisco drafted the Panthers safety in the 1st round (18th overall) of the NFL Draft and elected not the re-sign the Pro Bowler after the 2017 season amid a slew of controversy surrounding his support of Colin Kaepernick’s protest against racial injustice. For the first time since 2017, Eric will travel back to the place where his NFL career started – having not forgotten the mistreatment he feels he received – determined to get a win against his former team.
Wednesday, Reid candidly discussed the emotions surrounding this game. Here’s the unedited version of what he said.