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Report: Bears finalizing deal with Mark Sanchez

Whatever cure is required for the quarterback situation in Chicago, it seems, won’t be found at this late stage in free agency. The best hope for remedy on the current roster comes in the form of Mike Glennon, he of 11 passes the past two seasons combined. Depth, though, is depth. The Bears appear on the brink of adding…

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Goodell says he’s “fine” with Trump’s comment on Kaepernick

President Trump took some credit for Colin Kaepernick’s continued unemployment this week, saying that NFL owners may not want to sign Kaepernick because they don’t want the president to tweet criticism of a team for signing a player who declined to stand for the national anthem. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says Trump is entitled to…

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Should the Panthers sign Colin Kaepernick?

With Panthers quarterback Cam Newton now expected to miss the entire offseason program due to looming shoulder surgery, the team will need someone to run the offense through the looming Organized Team Activities and mandatory minicamp. The depth chart says that it will be Derek Anderson. All due respect to Derek Anderson (i.e., here comes…

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Kaepernick donates $50,000 to Meals on Wheels

Free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick has responded to Monday night’s verbal attack from the President not with words but with action. Via the New York Daily News, Kaepernick has donated $50,000 to Meals on Wheels America. Meals on Wheels has been characterized in media reports (which may not be accurate) as a potential target of the spending…

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CFL team squats on rights to Kaepernick, Griffin

Little more than four years ago, Colin Kaepernick and Robert Griffin III were two of the hottest quarterbacks in the NFL. Now, they’re unemployed. They won’t be for long, if they decide to play in Canada. Via Kevin Seifert of ESPN.com, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats have added both players to their exclusive negotiating list. This gives…

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Jim Harbaugh tells NFL teams Colin Kaepernick can be great

The coach who went to a Super Bowl with Colin Kaepernick thinks another team could get to the Super Bowl with Kaepernick, if he gets the chance. Jim Harbaugh said on PFT Live that Kaepernick, whom he coached in San Francisco, still has all the tools he displayed when he took the league by storm…

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Jim Harbaugh visits PFT Live on Tuesday

At a time when the lingering free agency of quarterback Colin Kaepernick has become one of the hottest topics in the NFL, the man who got the most out of Kaepernick will be chiming in on Kaepernick’s abilities. Former 49ers coach and current Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh joins PFT Live on Tuesday morning at 8:35…

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Donald Trump calls out Colin Kaepernick, again

As free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick continues to wait for the phone to ring, his ears may have been burning. Speaking at a rally in Louisville on Monday night, President Donald Trump took a shot at Kaepernick, who became a polarizing figure last year for not standing for the National Anthem. “And you know, your San…

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Josh McCown cashes in with the Jets

In theory, it may have made more sense for Josh McCown to serve as the backup to Dak Prescott in Dallas instead of becoming the Week One starter on a weak roster that is too deep into a rebuild for a 37-year-old quarterback to realize any sigificant benefits. But theory doesn’t further feather the nest. McCown…

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John Elway endorses Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch

As endorsements for lifetime appointments go, this could be even more significant than Tom Brady stumping for Jason Taylor to get to the Hall of Fame. Via Peter Marcus of the Colorado Springs Gazette, Broncos executive John Elway sent a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee, endorsing conservative Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. Elway described the…

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Monday morning one-liners

OL Vladimir Ducasse thinks he has more to learn with the Bills. It doesn’t look like much will change in the Dolphins receiving corps. Patriots owner Robert Kraft took a ride on Air Force One. Spike Lee would like to see QB Colin Kaepernick on the Jets. WR Torrey Smith is no longer on the…

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Why won’t Browns take a chance on Colin Kaepernick?

Six years ago, then-Raiders coach Hue Jackson wanted Colin Kaepernick. One year ago, now-Browns coach Hue Jackson was willing to give up a third-round pick to get Kaepernick, and to pay him $7 million or more per year. This year, the Browns could get Kaepernick for no trade compensation and a bargain-basement contract. But they…

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Jets, Josh McCown talking contract parameters

The Jets have plenty of questions for 2017. One could be answered soon. Via Ralph Vacchiano of SNY, the Jets and quarterback Josh McCown have discussed contract parameters. Which suggests that his visit to the team is going well. McCown would instantly be the top option under contract, given the presence of the young and…

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John Lynch: Kaepernick deal with new team “fell through”

Four years ago, some (well, at least one) were declaring Colin Kaepernick to potentially be one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time. Now, he’s still looking for a new job. New 49ers G.M. John Lynch tells KNBR that Kaepernick recently came close to getting one. “I don’t know what happened to that market,” Lynch said,…

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Jets have touched base with Jay Cutler

The Jets are one of the few remaining teams still searching for a starting quarterback, and Jay Cutler is one of the few remaining quarterbacks who’s capable of starting and looking for work. So will they get together? They’ve at least been in touch, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, who adds that a…

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