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Ray Lewis questions Colin Kaepernick's desire to play football

Ray Lewis made waves at the onset of the 2016 NFL season by harshly criticizing Colin Kaepernick over his national anthem protest, saying in part the quarterback should “take the flag out of it.” The former Baltimore Ravens great, who was recently hired by FOX as an analyst, doubled down on his rhetoric by questioning whether or not Kaepernick really wants to play football.Lewis...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick speaks out about police brutality

Following the acquittal of a police officer charged in the death of Philando Castile in Minnesota, there’s definitely been a renewed conversation in America about police brutality and the justice system.After nearly a week of deliberations, the jury found Jeronimo Yanez not guilty of all counts in the July 2016 shooting of Castile. The shooting took place in a suburb of St. Paul...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell disputes that Colin Kaepernick is blackballed

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is unsurprisingly disputing those who believe there is a concerted effort to keep Colin Kaepernick off an NFL roster.Speaking at a “Rams All-Access” event in Los Angeles, Goodell argued that teams passing on Kaepernick were making a football decision, and that the choice is not related to the quarterback's national anthem protests in 2016.“All...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Bennett: ‘Of course, I think Colin Kaepernick is being blackballed’

Michael Bennett is among the most outspoken players in the NFL and has been a vocal supporter of Colin Kaepernick. So it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that the Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman believes the former San Francisco 49ers signal-caller is being blackballed by NFL teams.Kaepernick, despite having been the most talented quarterback on the free agent market this...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh doubles down on his support for Colin Kaepernick

Count Jim Harbaugh as the biggest believer in Colin Kaepernick on the planet.Harbaugh has been steadfast in his defense and support of his former San Francisco 49ers quarterback despite the veteran’s polarizing nature and inability to find another job.Monday, Harbaugh took to "The Rich Eisen Show" and once again repeated his claims, according to NFL.com’s Chase Goodbread:“I...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Kaepernick's jersey still selling well despite free agent status

Colin Kaepernick hasn’t been a member of the San Francisco 49ers since early March when he opted out, but his 49ers jersey is still selling like hot cakes.Marshawn Lynch led all jersey sales for the month of May, which is hardly surprising. He signed with the Oakland Raiders at the end of April, and Raiders fans adore the Oakland native. However, in the same report it was fascinating...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks won't sign Kaepernick because they think he can start?

The Seattle Seahawks emerged as the most likely suitor for Colin Kaepernick over the past week or so, but it does not appear they are going to sign the quarterback. Why? That depends who you ask.Over the weekend, NFL Media’s Mike Garafolo reported that the Seahawks have not signed Kaepernick for financial reasons. According to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, money has nothing...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Kaepernick thanks fans for support with photo of letters they sent

Colin Kaepernick has received hardly any interest from NFL teams since the offseason began, but apparently the same cannot be said for the attention he has gotten from fans.On Friday, Kaepernick took to Instagram to express gratitude for the support he has received recently. The quarterback shared a photo his parents sent him that shows the boxes of mail fans have continued to send...
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Colin Kaepernick to Seahawks not likely

Is Colin Kaepernick a good fit for the Seattle Seahawks? Possibly. Will he sign with the team and be Russell Wilson’s backup? Apparently, that’s not likely.ESPN’s Adam Schefter cited Real Football Network’s Pat Kirwan, who said, “I don’t think that’s going to happen,” in relation to Kaepernick going to Seattle.Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times noted that Kirwan and...
Via Sportsnaut
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Spike Lee break the news of Seahawks signing Colin Kaepernick?

Colin Kaepernick may have finally landed with an NFL team, and Spike Lee is super-excited about it.He and Kap have hung out multiple times over the years, and the two are friends, so Lee was clearly rooting for the former Niners signal-caller to get an opportunity to play for a new team.The Seahawks have been in talks with Kap, who could potentially back up Russell Wilson. Nothing...
Via The Sports Daily
May 27, 2017  |  Discuss
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