Jets fans were told the team is going to suck and that they were going to get the first overall pick back in 2017. Most early draft boards had Sam Darnold as the best quarterback coming out of college, Mel Kiper was no exception. Analysts were talking about his arm strength, mentality, ability to move around in the pocket and having the potential to go number 1 overall.
This month marks four years since Colin Kaepernick decided to sit out the national anthem in protest of police brutality and the unequal treatment of people of color in the United States. The protests quickly turned Kaepernick into a symbol: a villain to some and a hero for others.