Watch: Ray Lewis Hates on Colin Kaepernick Getting Time Magazine Cover

Ray Lewis, Colin Kaepernick

Watch: Ray Lewis Hates on Colin Kaepernick Getting Time Magazine Cover

The former NFL star thinks the 49er shouldn't be the "face of police brutality."

Published September 23, 2016

Ray Lewis just can't help himself.

The two-time Super Bowl champion is hating on Colin Kaepernick yet again.

During an appearance on FS1's Speak for Yourself on Thursday, Lewis took offense to the San Francisco 49ers' quarterback getting the new cover of Time, saying that he doesn't think Kaepernick is the "face of police brutality."

"Colin Kaepernick was a baby when Rodney King got beat by police," Lewis told the show's host Jason Whitlock. "There are people that have been on the streets ever since that moment trying to talk and stop police brutality. Colin got up one day and said, 'I'm tired of it.' That's his stand. People been tired of this way before when you was a baby, boy. If he's the face of it, it sure ain't slowed it down. They still killing us."

Watch Lewis's full statement below.

This marks the second time that Lewis has taken shots at Kaepernick.

Two weeks ago, while appearing on another FS1 show, Undisputed, Lewis implored Kaepernick to "take the flag out" of his stance, referring to the 28-year-old sitting and kneeling during the national anthem before games.

"I have uncles, I got brothers who walked out my house going into the military that said, 'I will never see you again,'" Lewis said. "To understand that, I will always respect that part of what our patriotism should be, right?"

He added: "And that's the side that I think if Colin really just steps back because ... to affect change, to affect true change of what he's trying to say ... if you don't have a real solution, if you ain't seen as a true activist to go into these hoods and do these things on a daily basis and not just jump up and just protest off this one thing because you're sick of it ... we've been sick of racism for 400-plus years!"

At this rate, we wonder what Ray Lewis will say about Kaepernick next.

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Written by Mark Lelinwalla

(Photos from Left: Wesley Hitt/Getty Images, Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images)


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