Congressman Defends Kaepernick's Protest, Calls Lack of Signing Unfair

Congressman Cedric Richmond, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, stated during a Thirty-Mile Zone (TMZ) interview that Kaepernick’s status as a free agent was unfair, noting that Kaepernick was far more talented than many current NFL backup quarterbacks. Richmond further stated that Kaepernick should not be punished for taking a principled stand and exercising his rights.