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Brett Favre compares Colin Kaepernick to Pat Tillman: 'I'd assume hero status will be stamped with Kaepernick as well'

In describing Colin Kaepernick’s sacrifice for a cause, legendary Green Bay Packer Brett Favre compared the ex-San Francisco 49ers’ quarterback to a revered former NFL player — Pat Tillman

San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Eli Harold, left, quarterback Colin Kaepernick, center, and safety Eric Reid kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016.

The Green Beret who inspired Colin Kaepernick to silently kneel is still stunned by the outrage it provoked

"Those symbols mean a lot to me ... But at the same time, I took an oath to defend the Constitution, which includes the First Amendment, freedom of speech, freedom of expression"

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The misappropriation of Pat Tillman’s legacy

There is an inherent connection between warfighting and politics, one that has complicated how and why we honor our nation’s war dead since the nation's foundin