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49ers’ Eric Reid, Eli Harold will stand for national anthem in 2017

Colin Kaepernick made waves in 2016 when he did not stand for the national anthem before games. But shortly after his protest became public knowledge, he was not alone on the San Francisco 49ers sideline. Safety Eric Reid and linebacker Eli Harold quickly joined him.But according to Reid, both he and Harold will stand again in 2017. Kaepernick, still a free agent, has also stated...
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Report: 49ers lose former Pro Bowl S Eric Reid for the season

The San Francisco 49ers have lost nine consecutive games. They boast the second-worst record in the NFL. They’ve been an embarrassment, both on and off the field this season. Fans in Northern California just want to see the torture (season) end. Unfortunately, these fans will have to watch this watered-down version of the 49ers play without former Pro Bowl safety Eric Reid for...
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November 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Reid explains decision to join Kaepernick’s anthem protest

When San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick protested the national anthem during “Salute to the Military” night on Thursday, he wasn’t alone. In his second consecutive week of protest, Kaepernick was joined at his side by teammate Eric Reid. Only this time, per Reid’s suggestion, Kaepernick did not sit quietly on the bench. Rather, the duo kneeled as the national...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Two NFL players join Colin Kaepernick in national anthem protest

Colin Kaepernick's protest of the national anthem has apparently inspired some other NFL players to join him. Two separate players -- Eric Reid and Jeremy Lane -- both sat during the national anthem prior to their team's preseason games on Thursday. Reid, a fourth-year safety out of LSU, knelt with Kaepernick prior to their game against the Chargers in San Diego. Shoutout to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Eric Reid: Concussion comments were taken out of context

By David Keyon San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid created some waves when he told Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle that three concussions sustained in 2013 and 2014 potentially affected his NFL future. “Everybody evaluates their own situation as far as playing this game. I’ve evaluated mine and I’ve decided I still want to play.” However, Reid took to...
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Eric Reid has considered retirement due to concussions

By Vincent Frank The San Francisco 49ers have seen a rash of early retirements over the past several months. It started with future Hall of Famer linebacker Patrick Willis calling it quits after eight NFL seasons. It then continued with fellow linebacker Chris Borland citing concussions as the reason he hung up his cleats after just one year. Then, earlier this month, right tackle...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers’ identity could be changing; what to expect from all 12 draft picks

Niner News - Are the 49ers preparing for an identity shift? (READ) - 49ers safety Eric Reid named among the top five best in the NFL (READ) - What to expect from all 12 49ers draft picks (READ) - 49ers receiver Anquan Boldin named among the top 20 in the NFL (READ) Make sure you follow @cover32_SF and @cover32_NFL on Twitter for all the latest breaking news, columns, blogs and...
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid named top-5 in NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 rookie safeties: Is there a next Eric Reid in this year’s NFL draft?

The final position group of our draft preview series, safety has become a hot commodity in large part because of Seattle’s run to a Super Bowl title last season. Earl Thomas became an overnight sensation for the Seahawks, fast enough to stay with the game’s best receivers and physical enough to cover tight ends and lay out running backs — and pulling guards. The 49ers drafted...
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Grading The 2013 Draft Class

(R1) FS Eric Reid – A Reid was a pleasant surprise in the 49ers secondary last season making 77 tackles, 4 interceptions, and 11 pass deflections.  He was a staple for the 49ers secondary last season, and gave aid for where Carlos Rogers’ performance fell off.   Last season was a signs of things to come for this kid, and he has a solid future ahead of him, which bodes well...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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