On a day when rival Seahawks players Doug Baldwin and Richard Sherman praised Colin Kaepernick, a new poll revealed the 49ers quarterback is the most despised player in the NFL.
According to ESPN.com, E-Poll marketing asked 1,100 Americans to name some of their least favorite NFL players. Demographics of the poll were representative of the country, and Kaepernick’s name came up the most.
A whopping 350 different players were named in the survey. Kaepernick had a disapproval rating of 29 percent. Two years ago, his disapproval rating was at a mere six percent.
Kaepernick announced on Tuesday he will donate $100,000 per month to community organizations over the course of the next 10 months. A website will be created to track the funding.
Rounding out the most disliked players in the poll (in order)
2. Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston (22 percent)
3. Dolphins DL Ndamukong Suh (21 percent)
4. Patriots QB Tom Brady (13 percent)
5. Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (10 percent)