The spot aired during the first ad break in the third quarter of the Eagles-Falcons game on Thursday night.
The news generated plenty of online buzz, with social engagement around Nike and Kaepernick rising sharply this week, according to 4C Insights, a marketing technology company.
Or, perhaps, maybe they just thought supporting the head of a campaign to stop police killings of unarmed Black people was a good idea.
Nike's ad includes a close-up of the former National Football League player with the tagline, "Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything".
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Fellaini was one of three changes at Burnley and Mourinho said the imposing midfielder played a "fundamental" role. The 55-year-old made a brief appearance at a court in Madrid last November to answer questions in the case.
Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything.
Edison Trends said it analyzed purchases from 3 million Americans' email receipts to amass the data in addition to reviewing the purchases of any Nike products from over 200 US retail outlets over the three-day stretch.
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Brady, who always stays away from political issues, evaded the media's questions about the ad Friday during his press conference at Gillette Stadium. "But if it's really how the leadership of the company feels and they're attacking law enforcement and military folks on goal and then why deal with them when there's plenty of others out there".
Kaepernick caused controversy in 2016 for kneeling during the American national anthem before matches. "It's not about protesting the national anthem, and we're bringing light to that".
"I can't say I'm not going to buy their stuff, but I think that's just a sales pitch too for the wrong cause too", said resident Lance Marshall. "I just feel in the grand scheme of things, there are far bigger issues in this country, in this world".