New England Patriots’ Devin McCourty: The Players Coalition and Colin Kaepernick

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) BERGEN COUNTRY, N.J.- Quarterback-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick ignited a movement in the National Football League, in the United States of America, and in the world by choosing to kneel during the playing of The Star Spangled Banner on August 26, 2016. It was only a preseason game against the Green…

We are Missing Colin Kaepernick’s Intention

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan) Has anyone considered that we have missed Colin Kaepernick’s message? Before you profess that I am “un-American”, “anti-police”, or “a traitor”,  I am going to enact empathy and my first amendment right: the right of free speech.  More than five days after the photo of him sitting during the national anthem surfaced…