Marshawn Lynch Comments on Colin Kaepernick, Police Violence

September 21, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Former Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch appeared on TBS' Conan on Tuesday night and spoke out in support of Colin Kaepernick's silent protest during the national anthem.
When asked what his thoughts were on Kaepernick's decision to kneel for "The Star-Spangled Banner," Lynch didn't hesitate to endorse the quarterback's actions.
"With what's going on, I'd rather see him take a knee than stand up, put his hands up and get murdered," Lynch said, per the New York Daily News' John Healy. "My take on it is, s--t, they got to start somewhere.
"I just hope people open up their eyes and see that there's really a problem going on, and something needs to be done for it to stop."
Lynch's complete response can be viewed below:
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