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Goodell ‘fine’ with Trump’s comments on Kaepernick

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell seemingly attempted to keep the league above the political fray by indicating he’s fine with Donald Trump’s recent comments about Colin Kaepernick.The commissioner, appearing on ESPN’s “Mike & Mike,” said Trump has the right to express his opinions.“That’s a comment that he’s going to make and that’s fine,” Goodell said, via...
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Torrey Smith: Colin Kaepernick’s ‘skill set vastly exceeds’ other QBs who have found jobs

As it stands, free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick remains unemployed. Meanwhile, multiple other quarterbacks have been signed since free agency officially began on March 9.This has particularly caught the attention of Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Torrey Smith, who worked with Kaepernick for the previous two seasons in San Francisco. Things are definitely not adding up as...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Will any NFL team take a shot on Colin Kaepernick?

It’s hard to imagine that just four years ago, Colin Kaepernick was one of the two starting quarterbacks playing in the Super Bowl. Not only that, but the 49ers were five yards away from possibly winning the game, and probably would have had Kap thrown a better pass to a fade to Michael Crabtree on fourth-and-goal with under two minutes remaining.But it’s been all downhill since...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Did Kaepernick troll Trump with Meals on Wheels donation?

Colin Kaepernick recently donated $50,000 to Meals on Wheels as part of a $500,000 payout in a continuation of his many charitable endeavors, per a tweet from NFL media’s Ian Rapoport. The fact the currently unemployed quarterback continues to perform positive public works via donations obviously is no surprise.And yet, the confluence of recent events lends to the possibility that...
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Jim Harbaugh goes to bat for Colin Kaepernick

Jim Harbaugh knows a thing or two about embattled quarterback Colin Kaepernick.For instance, how to get Kaepernick playing at a high level on the way to a Super Bowl.Kaepernick currently sits on the sidelines waiting for a job, perhaps in large part thanks to our highly politicized country. He decided to protest the national anthem last year and met plenty of backlash, highlighted...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Donald Trump brags that he’s the reason Colin Kaepernick remains unsigned

As the NFL offseason rolls along and quarterbacks like Mike Glennon, Brian Hoyer and Nick Foles get paid big money, Colin Kaepernick remains unsigned. This fact of free agency has prompted plenty of discussion on whether Kaepernick’s activism is preventing him from getting a job.Well according to our president, Kaepernick remains unsigned because of him.Speaking at a rally in...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Spike Lee says it's 'fishy' Kaepernick remains free agent

It’s no secret the New York Jets haven’t struck gold at the quarterback position in many a long year, and one prominent fan wants the team to make a bold move for Colin Kaepernick as a means to potentially flip the script on that story.Spike Lee, who spent some time with Kaepernick on Sunday, shared a picture of the two of them together with quite a strong message attached to...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers GM: Kaepernick nearly signed with another team last week

The interest in free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been lukewarm through the first week-plus of the new league year. There’s a lot of theories being thrown around as to why, but some will surely conclude it has to do with the Kaepernick-led national anthem protests from last season.Either way, Kaepernick himself isn’t generating much buzz on the open market. He’s also...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Some teams fear backlash from Trump if they sign Kaepernick

It’s now one of the biggest mysteries surrounding the NFL offseason. Former Super Bowl quarterback Colin Kaepernick remains unemployed after he opted out of his contract for the 2017 season. Not only this, Kaepernick has received legitimately no interest on the free-agent market.This, despite the fact that he’s coming off a 2016 campaign that saw him tally 18 total touchdowns...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kaepernick will not protest national anthem in 2017

Colin Kaepernick has apparently decided that he will end his protest of the national anthem next season.ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Kaepernick plans to stand when “The Star-Spangled Banner” is played before games in 2017, as he feels his message was received with his decision to take a knee last year. Kaepernick no longer wants the past method of protest to detract from...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

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