Kaepernick, teammate kneel for National Anthem, Rams players raise fist | Fox News

Sept. 12, 2016: San Francisco 49 ers safety Eric Reid( 35) and quarterback Colin Kaepernick( 7) kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the in Santa Clara, Calif. ( AP)

Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid once again kneeled during the national anthem before the San Francisco 49 ers’ season opener against the Los Angeles .

No other Niners players joined in the protest Monday night, although Rams defensive lineman Robert Quinn and receiver Kenny Britt held fists up during the course of its anthem.

Kaepernick has refused to stand for the anthem all season in protest of police barbarism and racial persecution in the . Reid joined him during the final exhibition game when the two decided to kneel, instead of sit, in a move meant to show more respect to veterans.

Several other players around the league took its participation in similar protests on opening weekend.

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