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Michael Vick in Chiefs camp as a coaching intern

Andy Reid has given Michael Vick a chance before. Now, the Chiefs coach is giving his former quarterback a chance to be a coach. The Chiefs have announced via the team’s Twitter account that Vick was working as a coaching intern during training camp. While in Philadelphia, Reid became the safe harbor for Vick after…

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Chargers interested in Griffin but not Kaepernick

When other quarterbacks get workouts or sign contracts with teams instead of Colin Kaepernick, there are semi-plausible ways to distinguish the situation based on football principles. When Robert Griffin III draws interest from the Chargers and Kaepernick doesn’t, it’s impossible to explain the interest in one and not the other. Unless, of course, the Chargers…

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Michael Vick “truly sorry for what I said” about Colin Kaepernick

After saying this week that Colin Kaepernick’s continued unemployment is his own fault, Michael Vick has reconsidered. Vick said on the Dan Patrick Show that that he’s sorry he said Kaepernick’s play and not his national anthem protest is the reason he’s been unable to find an NFL team this offseason. “What I said, I…

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Mike Vick: Colin Kaepernick comments were not said in malice

After saying yesterday that Colin Kaepernick’s play, not his protest, is the reason he’s unemployed, Michael Vick had more to say today, although he didn’t quite clear up anything he said. Vick posted a short statement on Twitter, not exactly backing down from his previous comments but clarifying that his advice for Kaepernick to get…

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Kaepernick responds to Vick, possibly

Colin Kaepernick has, true to form, said nothing in response to the recent comments from Mike Vick regarding Vick’s belief that Kaepernick has no job in the NFL due to being blackballed but due to his football skills. (Vick separately said Kaepernick should cut his hair.) Kaepernick has recently posted a message on social media…

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Michael Vick: Colin Kaepernick’s problem is his play, not his protest

Former NFL quarterback Michael Vick does not believe Colin Kaepernick’s national anthem protest is the reason he’s currently out of the NFL. Vick told Jason Whitlock on FS1 that he thinks the real reason Kaepernick can’t find a team to sign him is that Kaepernick didn’t play well enough in the last two years, as…

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Manziel, Kaepernick currently represented by the same firm

If Johnny Manziel gets a job before Colin Kaepernick, Kaepernick (and others) may have an issue with that. The firm that represents Kaepernick won’t, because the same firm represents Manziel. Earlier this year, Kaepernick hired Jeff Nalley of Select Sports Group. Likewise, Erik Burkhardt of Select Sports Group allowed Manziel to rehire Burkhardt, a year…

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Johnny Manziel hoping, working for NFL comeback

The odds of Johnny Manziel getting a second chance in the NFL remain long. Yet, despite having not played since 2015, the former Heisman Trophy winner apparently is drawing more interest than Colin Kaepernick. Manziel said Saturday he has had a couple of conversations with NFL teams about a comeback. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported…

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Steve Young surprised Colin Kaepernick remains unsigned

The 49ers’ Hall of Fame quarterbacks have weighed in on former 49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick in recent days, with Joe Montana and Steve Young having different takes. Montana questioned Kaepernick’s skill set, while also calling Kaepernick’s political stance a distraction. Montana wondered aloud about Kaepernick’s NFL future. But Young said Friday he’s “surprised” Kaepernick remains…

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Arians: Kaepernick “can play in the right system”

Of all the coaches in the NFL who didn’t directly work with quarterback Colin Kaepernick, few know Kaepernick’s game better than Cardinals coach Bruce Arians. Arians has faced Kaepernick’s 49ers twice per year for each of the last four years. So Arians knows what Kaepernick can and can’t do. During a Wednesday appearance on PFT…

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PFT preseason power rankings No. 29: San Francisco 49ers

The 49ers’ downward spiral that began with the ousting of Jim Harbaugh as head coach following the 2014 season has finally bottomed out. Now the 49ers are hoping they can pick up the pieces and surge back forward under new management both in the front office and on the sidelines. For the first time since…

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Joe Montana wonders whether Colin Kaepernick gets another chance

Joe Montana has watched Colin Kaepernick’s career as closely as anyone. Like everybody else, the Hall of Fame quarterback wonders whether Kaepernick gets another chance in the NFL. “I’m not sure,” Montana told SportingNews.com. “I think [if] there’s an injury somewhere, he probably gets in. In most cases, you look at Tim Tebow — a great guy…

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Tuesday morning one-liners

Former Bills running backs Fred Jackson and Boobie Dixon are taking part in this week’s Spring League Showcase. Moving DE Andre Branch into the starting lineup coincided with the Dolphins turning their 2016 season around. Patriots G Joe Thuney’s in a more comfortable spot entering his second season. Will Jets WR Robby Anderson build off…

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Colin Kaepernick discusses “independence” while in Ghana

Colin Kaepernick spent his Independence Day in a place where many people lost theirs. The former 49ers quarterback posted on social media yesterday about his trip to Ghana, where he visited former slave trading sites as well as touring local villages and a hospital. He posted a short video of the trip, along with the…

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Colin Kaepernick vacationing in Egypt with Marquise Goodwin

49ers General Manager John Lynch said recently that Colin Kaepernick needs to reaffirm his commitment to football. Who knew the former 49ers quarterback was out of the country? Kaepernick showed up in Instagram photos with 49ers receiver Marquise Goodwin from Egypt. From Goodwin’s Instagram account, the two went on guided tours dressed in traditional clothing.…

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