The San Francisco 49ers visited the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, looking to get their first win of the season.
The game started out in pure controversy as Vice President Mike Pence, who was attending the game, suddenly left after 49ers players disrespected the American Flag and National Anthem by kneeling. The Vice President and President tweeted soon after with reasons why Mike Pence decided to leave:
— Vice President Pence (@VP) October 8, 2017
After the game started, the Colts led almost the entire game and even had a 14 point lead with 8 minutes left in the game. The 49ers suddenly made a comeback and tied the game up, forcing it into overtime.
The exciting game eventually came to an end after Marlon Mack ran it for 35 yards, setting up Adam Vinatieri for a 51-yard field goal, beating the San Francisco 49ers 26-23.
Soon after the game, the 49ers Safety Eric Reid talked with reporters regarding their kneeling and the Vice President leaving. Here is his statement: