Should Nike have featured Kaepernick in NFL opener ad?

22 votes

Yes55%

Yes55%

No45%

No45%

21 Comments

  • anonymous
  • eric
    13 days ago

    In a country that is already so divided, it feels really irresponsible to egg on the division further for the sake of free marketing via arguments on social networks.

  • ahmediaTV
    13 days ago

    What is missing from Nike Kaepernick ad, a protest against the racist white owners of the NFL. Not just promoting its slogan

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  • Complex
    13 days ago

    What if, by leading the 49ers to the Super Bowl, then choosing to kneel for something he believed in, he made himself bigger than a game?

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  • BrettWoodmansee
    13 days ago

    I can’t wait for half of the United States to collectively combust when the Kaepernick Nike ad is shown.

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  • MilesBMiller
    13 days ago

    Welcome to NFL performance Nike! We'll never buy your shoes/ gear anymore! You're a loser like the un-American loser you hired! Poll: Nike Favorability Crashes 34% with Kaepernick Ad Campaign

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  • Pscha648
    13 days ago

    Really dig this

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  • BarryIsaacb91
    13 days ago

    #BoycottNike

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  • sjcloobeck
    13 days ago

    Nike got it right with their ad campaign on Kaepernick - people want to know the brands and companies they support are standing on the right side of history

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  • william331011
    13 days ago

    Think of all the wounded warriors who would make much better icons for Nike ad campaigns. But they choose Kaepernick who has done NOTHING.

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  • alexmaynard96
    13 days ago

    Kaepernick isn’t even the most important person in the Nike ad. Let’s talk about the most underrated skateboarder of all time, Lacey Baker

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  • Travon
    13 days ago

    White people gonna be shooting their TVs on Thursday.

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  • jaykey317
    13 days ago

    BOYCOTT NIKE !!!!

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  • Past2020
    13 days ago

    More Colleges & Schools need to drop Nike like a Bad Habit!

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  • crazygranni
    13 days ago

    Nike I don’t want a social justice statement during my football. Did you not learn anything during the kneeling controversy? Started by Kaepernic!! When that ad comes on, my tv goes off.

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  • Eahouse
    13 days ago

    LOVE the DIVERSITY in this ad! I’m with Kaepernick

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  • ShawnTempesta
    13 days ago

    It's absolutely OK for people to disagree with Kaepernick. But Nike stood by their long-standing spokesperson and created an ad that, frankly, is a positive message. If that much outrage was shown for what Kaep was silently protesting, it wouldn't be a bad thing.

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  • timoneill85
    13 days ago

    Colin is not wrong, there NEEDS to be a national discussion, but wearing socks with pig cops is your way to promote intelligent discourse? Again, I support the message, but Colin let’s work on an ACTIONABLE PLAN rather than instigation and Nike ads.

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  • Truth_Terrorist
    13 days ago

    What NIKE is doing is making a profit off the Black struggle as usual....to them using Kaepernick was a money deal....they knew how much our people spend on their brand and if they bring in a public figure that we admire....BOOM there goes that climb in sales..wake up y’all !!!

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  • Jesster4Peace
    13 days ago

    Beautiful and inspirational ad. It takes courage to stand up for rights and/or fulfill dreams when obstacles may be in the way. Amazing what a person's will and strength can do.

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  • JamesSurowiecki
    13 days ago

    If Nike really wanted the country to listen to what Kaepernick has to say, they could have made an ad with him talking about the cause, instead of making yet another “Just do it” commercial.

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  • KeyRafe
    13 days ago

    We need to PROTEST him by boycotting the game! Low ratings will get Nikes attention. They buy ads based on delivered rating points!

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