San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's decision to sit while the national anthem is being played in protest of what he considers police brutality has sparked strong reaction across the sports world. Here's what some current and former players and coaches have said about the controversy:
"I listened to him and he makes all the sense in the world. He's within his rights and he's telling the truth as he sees it and I am with him 100 percent." — Jim Brown, former Cleveland Browns running back and Pro Football Hall of Famer, on NFL Network .
"I acknowledge his right to do that. I don't respect the motivation or the...