Brandon Marshall to Donate $300 Per Tackle This Season to Charity

September 14, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall has had an eventful week since taking a knee during the national anthem prior to Thursday's game against the Carolina Panthers. 
On Wednesday in an Instagram post, Marshall addressed his stance, conversations he's had with Denver police and how he plans to make a difference in the community:
Marshall's pledge to give $300 to various organizations for every tackle he records in 2016 follows San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's recent commitment to donate money to help communities in need.
On Sept. 1, Kaepernick pledged to donate $1 million of his 2016 salary to various organizations that help people affected by racial injustice. He also pledged to donate all of the proceeds from his soaring jersey sales "back into the communities."
Since taking a knee during the national anthem, Marshall has lost endorsement deals with the Air Academy Federal Credit Union and CenturyLink.

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