Results matching “Kaepernick”

Week 11 power rankings

1. Eagles (9-1; last week No. 1): Step One for making the no-kicker strategy work? Get Carson Wentz to play quarterback. 2. Patriots (8-2; No. 2): La puerta esta abierta for a Super Bowl win. 3. Steelers (8-2; No. 3): They’re really good, but still not good enough to beat the Patriots in a playoff [more]

Hundreds of protesters take a knee outside AT&T Stadium

Hundreds of protesters showed up outside AT&T Stadium before the start of the Eagles-Cowboys game on Sunday night. The protest was organized by Friendship West and Pastor Freddie Haynes, via Mike Leslie of WFAA. Protest organizers supplemented police with their own volunteer security. Some in the crowd wore Colin Kaepernick jerseys. Protesters, who gathered around [more]

PFT’s Week 11 picks

The bad news is that I’m now nine games behind MDS through 10 weeks. (Pointing out that it’s through 10 weeks makes it sound a little less lame.) The good news is that it can’t get much worse this week. We disagree on only one game. And it’s one of the biggest games of the [more]

Bruce Arians: Blaine Gabbert isn’t bad, he was just “on really [expletive] teams”

Cardinals third-string quarterback Blaine Gabbert may have to start this week because of injuries to Carson Palmer and Drew Stanton. Cardinals coach Bruce Arians is saying the Cardinals will be fine with Gabbert — and using colorful language to do so. Arians said Gabbert’s struggles throughout his NFL career haven’t been Gabbert’s fault but the [more]

Texans sticking with Tom Savage because they sort of have to

Tom Savage wasn’t very good yesterday. But apparently going with the theory that it can always get worse, the Texans are sticking with him. Texans coach Bill O’Brien told reporters Monday that Savage would start again this week against the Cardinals. That eliminates what might ordinarily be more of a question in other circumstances, since [more]

Geragos to Texans: Thank you for making Kaepernick’s case stronger

Ten days ago, attorney Mark Geragos predicted that quarterback Colin Kaepernick would be signed within 10 days. It hasn’t happened yet. And Geragos has two words to say about that: Thank you. “I have to say I just thought it was a no-brainer that somebody would do the right thing and sign him and the [more]

T.J. Yates gets some work with Texans’ first-string offense

Texans coach Bill O’Brien has been known to have a quick hook with his quarterbacks, so the news that backup T.J. Yates was getting some work with the first string on Wednesday is eye opening. With Deshaun Watson out for the season, Yates is the backup to starter Tom Savage, with Josh Johnson as the [more]

Jerry Jones thinks there won’t be any collusion evidence on his phone

As the Colin Kaepernick collusion case moves forward, Kaepernick’s lawyers soon will be gathering text messages and emails, based on a narrow array of search terms, from phones used by key NFL figures, including Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. But Jones thinks they won’t get much from his cell phone device. ‘They’re gonna be a little [more]

NFL rejects player request for mediation, reiterates Kaepernick invitation

Certain aspects of the effort to cure a lingering intersection of politics and football has become bogged down by a political football. As a coalition of players hopes to meet with the league and selected owners in an effort to solve the anthem controversy once and for all, the NFL has declined to conduct the [more]

Texans to activate tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz from IR

The Texans are about to have another target for Not Colin Kaepernick to throw the ball to. According to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans are expected to activate tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz from injured reserve this week. Fiedorowicz was placed on IR after suffering a concussion in the opener. At the time, he [more]

Josh Johnson replaces Matt McGloin in Houston

The Texans are sticking with Tom Savage as their starting quarterback after last Sunday’s loss to the Colts, but they are making a change to the depth chart behind him. The team announced the signing of Josh Johnson on Tuesday. Matt McGloin, who was signed last week along with T.J. Yates in the wake of [more]

Browns could help themselves in two ways by adding Kaepernick

It’s now clear that the Browns would like to upgrade their quarterback position, given the failed trade for A.J. McCarron. And it’s been clear that coach Hue Jackson has an affinity for Kaepernick, dating back to the 2011 draft. It’s also abundantly clear that someone above Jackson currently doesn’t want Kaepernick in Cleveland. But maybe [more]

PFT PM podcast, Week Nine Five-Down Territory

The PFT PM podcast is back for another week, and we launch with the Monday Five-Down Territory edition. Listen below for in-depth analysis of five topics emerging from the ninth Sunday of the regular season. Subjects include the latest developments in the everlasting Ezekiel Elliott legal gobstopper, a careful look at the NFC South, the [more]

Any NFL job may no longer end Kaepernick’s grievance

Not long ago, attorney Mark Geragos made it clear that quarterback Colin Kaepernick simply wanted a job in the NFL, and that if he got one his collusion grievance would go away. That may no longer be the case. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, a meaningful offer will now be needed (“purposeful, [more]

Texans are sticking with Tom Savage this week

The Texans may talk about other quarterbacks this week. But they’re sticking with Tom Savage as their starter. Texans coach Bill O’Brien told reporters today that Savage can improve, and that “I do expect him to be the starter” this week against the Rams. That’s not necessarily a surprise, as he’s been around there all [more]