The pictures were picked up by NFL.com. USA Today, Fox Sports, and other sources, as San Francisco 49ers fans reacted to their franchise quarterback wearing our favorite team's hat. It got to the point that this idea became a talking point - at least to some fans:
Of course, that's the extreme, and most of the fans were either annoyed by the picture, or didn't really care. However, the rhetoric was loud enough that Kaepernick himself responded. He posted this tweet:
This the hat y'all mad at? I'm goin wear what I want regardless of what you think, all you need to… http://t.co/w33gKBxZek— Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) July 6, 2013
The link takes you to his Instagram account, where he posted the following picture, including the full text of his tweet above:
Once again, I ask, what are your thoughts on "Hat-gate?" Is there a lot here, or is is a lot to do about nothing?
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