Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will plead his case next Tuesday as he appeals the six-game suspension recently levied against him by the NFL after allegations of domestic violence.
While Elliott will be in attendance at the hearing, his accuser, Tiffany Thompson, will not.
Colin Kaepernick’s decision to kneel during the national anthem isn’t only causing him negative attention from many circles, it’s also resulted in threats made against his life.
Speaking to reporters Tuesday, the San Francisco 49ers quarterback said he has received a number of death threats since he decided not to stand during “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Kaepernick said he hadn’t told team security.
“To me, if something like that were to happen, you’ve proved my point and it’ll be loud and clear to everyone why it happened,” he said, via CSN Bay Area. “And that would move this movement forward at a greater speed than what it is even now.
“I don’t want this to happen, but that’s the (reality) of what could happen.”
Johnson quickly flamed out as a high-priced player in Tampa Bay after just one season before he came back to the Bengals in 2015. Johnson isn’t a bad player, but it’s doubtful anybody else in the league would have gone to $5 million a year when he hit free agency. He’s overpriced by $1 million-$1.5 million a season.