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ESPN hires Chip Kelly

The two-time former NFL coach with a pair of buyouts will be getting paid by a network in 2017. ESPN announced Friday that Kelly has joined the operation¬†as a studio analyst. He’ll be part of the Saturday college football cooperate, and he’ll appear Sundays on SportsCenter to provide NFL analysis. “I spoke with a lot…

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Eric Mangini would vouch for Colin Kaepernick, if a team asked

Eric Mangini spent three years as an assistant coach on the 49ers and got to know Colin Kaepernick well, and he wishes some team would call him to ask for advice about Kaepernick. Because Mangini thinks Kaepernick is a player who deserves a chance. “I haven’t personally talked to anybody about it, but what I…

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Kaepernick’s Seattle trip was a visit only, not a workout

Some confusing lingers regarding precisely what it is that happened in Seattle when quarterback Colin Kaepernick came to town. Despite a suggestion in at least one corner of the NFL universe that Kaepernick would be working out for the Seahawks, a source with knowledge of the situation tells PFT that Kaepernick merely visited the team.…

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Thursday morning one-liners

Releasing OT Cyrus Kouandjio is another strike on the Bills’ draft record of recent years. Dolphins CB Byron Maxwell is willing to mentor his young competition. Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski’s new music video is the most Gronk thing we’ve ever seen. Jets S Calvin Pryor returned to OTAs. Ravens TE Dennis Pitta’s film study is…

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Kenny Stills on possible 2017 anthem protest: “We’ll see when the time comes”

stillAlthough unemployed quarterback Colin Kaepernick continues to be the name and face most commonly attached to last year’s National Anthem protests, plenty of other players followed his lead. Those players included Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills. And while Kaepernick reportedly will be standing in 2017 (if/when he’s on an NFL team), Stills has made no such…

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Seahawks looking at Austin Davis, along with Colin Kaepernick

If the Seahawks want to portray this as just another offseason tire-kicking, they needed to roll someone other than Colin Kaepernick into town. Thus, they’ll have at least one other veteran quarterback come in to audition. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Seahawks are also bringing in Austin Davis for a workout…

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Report: Seahawks expected to work out Colin Kaepernick, others

Someone is finally going to actually see for themselves whether Colin Kaepernick is able and willing to play football. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Seahawks are going to audition some backup options soon, and “barring a change of plans” Kaepernick is expected to be among them. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said…

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Goodell still doesn’t think Colin Kaepernick is being blackballed

At the league meeting two months ago, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he doesn’t think Colin Kaepernick is being blackballed. Two months later, nothing has changed: Kaepernick is still unemployed, and Goodell still doesn’t think he’s being blackballed. “It’s the same thing I said before, which is each team makes individual decisions about how they…

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Sunday morning one-liners

Dennis Hickey and Brian Gaine are in the same Bills front office after competing for jobs in the past. The Dolphins think a battle for a starting safety job will make everyone better. Is this WR Julian Edelman’s final year with the Patriots? Previewing Jets position battles ahead of OTAs. There’s both potential and question…

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Kenny Stills expresses support for Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick’s decision to take a stand on a hot-button political issue has made him a hot-button political issue, with folks now hardened in their views and constantly looking for truths, half-truths, and/or flat-out untruths that can be used to support their position. whatever it may be.¬†Which means that anyone who expresses any viewpoint at…

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Buccaneers didn’t pursue Colin Kaepernick as Jameis Winston backup

Deferring to others the question of whether Colin Kaepernick and his 16 touchdown passes against four interceptions with 11 starts would have been a better choice for the Buccaneers than Ryan Fitzpatrick’s 12 touchdown passes against 17 interceptions with 11 starts, the question for now is whether the Buccaneers actively considered both players before signing…

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Tony Dungy: If teams saw Colin Kaepernick as a starter, they’d sign him

Hall of Fame coach Tony Dungy says Colin Kaepernick remains unemployed both for on-field and off-field reasons, but of the two, the on-field reasons are more important. Asked on the Dan Patrick Show what the biggest reason is that Kaepernick is still not on an NFL team, Dungy answered, “I think it’s the perception of…

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Hamilton Tiger-Cats have CFL rights to Kaepernick, Manziel, RGIII

One Canadian Football League has squatted on the rights to three of football’s highest-profile unemployed quarterbacks. The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have the CFL rights to Colin Kaepernick, Johnny Manziel and Robert Griffin III, according to Kevin Seifert of ESPN. Tiger-Cats CEO Scott Mitchell (no relation to the former NFL quarterback of the same name) indicated that…

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Alex Smith has been in this situation before, gets it

Alex Smith knows it can be an awkward dance. The good news is, he’s heard this song before, so he knows the steps. The Chiefs quarterback admitted it was a little unusual for his team to have traded next year’s first-round pick so they could draft his eventual replacement, but promised to make things as…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

Dolphins rookie Charles Harris says he’s willing to start practicing before he has a contract. Here’s a look at the current state of the Bills’ depth chart. The last time the Patriots had the first pick in the draft, they took Drew Bledsoe. Bryce Petty thinks he has a shot in the Jets’ quarterback competition.…

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