BOSTON (CBS) — These days, not many people outside of New England are backing Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.

But on Friday afternoon, he got a big show of support from a fellow NFL quarterback. San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick wants people to let go of all this deflation talk, and let Brady be great:

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It’s nice to see one of his football brethren, who doesn’t don a Patriots jersey on a weekly basis, have Brady’s back following the release of the Wells Report earlier this week.

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Brady also got some support from a fairly powerful figure:

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That’s a lot of star power in Brady’s corner heading into the weekend.