Brandon Marshall caused and uproar and in the process lost two different endorsement deals after he followed Colin Kaepernick and took a knee during the national anthem of the Broncos first game of the season against the Panthers. He mentioned part of his decision to take the knee was a run-in he had with police in Miami back in July. That incident is now under investigation and judging from how that went, it definitely should be.


Marshall said he was with acquaintances at a restaurant in the busy Bayside area of downtown Miami where there were reports of a shooting. As shown in images and video taken from the scene, chaos ensued as patrons fled and police raced to the scene.

Marshall said an unidentified woman who was directing traffic ordered police to stop him. They immediately rushed him, handcuffing him and threatening to taser him for resisting. They did all of that with no evidence whatsoever, just the word of a woman in the street.

He then had to sit in the back of a police car until another officer radioed that they needed to release Marshall. “They told me, ‘Look, we’re not going to take you in as long as you keep this between us,”‘Marshall said.

Those officers in question did not do their jobs properly and then hoped he would keep silent about it. Thankfully he didn’t and now that incident is being looked at, although it likely will need to no type of discipline for the officers involved.

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