Come on, Kaps – 49ers Quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, Posts Insensitive Tweet About Houston Floods, Issues Apology

49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick Fined $11,000 for Using the Word 'Nigger' in Week 2 Game Against the Bears

Storms ripped through Texas on Monday and caused major flooding in Houston, even trapping Rockets fans in the arena after Game 4 of the NBA Playoffs. On Tuesday, Colin Kaepernick posted a photo referencing the storms, but it was not in good taste.

The 49ers quarterback captioned a picture of Houston’s flooded streets saying, “I warned you the #7tormscoming !!! #Houston.”

Kaepernick used the #7tormscoming hashtag before, referencing his playing number. But using it in the aftermath of a serious event like the flood was obviously a mistake and he almost immediately removed it from Instagram.

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Source: Sporting News | Caroline Sikes