"It's a different feeling. I believe in what they're saying," Reid said.
"I think he's been through it all," 49ers safety Eric Reid said, who kneels alongside Kaepernick during the anthem. "He came in this league as a back up, rose to the top, to the highest of highs in this league. And then he had a low point (against the Cardinals) and now he's battling back from that. I think that's helped him. There hasn't been too much he hasn't seen - too many emotions he hasn't felt. And I think it'll play well for him in the long run."