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Chip Kelly on Colin Kaepernick: I don’t know why he’s not signed

Colin Kaepernick’s last coach isn’t sure why he hasn’t yet found his next coach. Chip Kelly said that he can’t explain whether Kaepernick’s unemployment is related to his struggles on the field, his national anthem protest or anything else. “There are 32 individual groups that make decisions on what is best. If you’re not part…

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Bill O’Brien: We’ve discussed Colin Kaepernick, he’s a good football player

Texans coach Bill O’Brien said this week that he’s excited to work with quarterback Tom Savage this season, although owner Bob McNair admitted what many assumed when he said that the team would be looking to add a quarterback to the roster following the trade of Brock Osweiler. Many believe the quarterback they’d like to…

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Goodell doesn’t think Colin Kaepernick is being blackballed

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell seemed shocked by the simple suggestion that such a thing could be possible. When asked directly at the end of the league’s owners meetings if he thought former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was being blackballed for last year’s political protests, Goodell said he saw no evidence of that. “I haven’t heard that…

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Source: “Completely false” to say Kaepernick has asked for $9-10 million per year

To claim that quarterback Colin Kaepernick wants a chance to compete for a starting job and a salary of $9 million or $10 million per year would be to assume that conversations with one or more teams have progressed to that point. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, they haven’t. The source said…

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Hue Jackson: Browns haven’t discussed Colin Kaepernick

The Brows are searching for their franchise quarterback, but that search has not included Colin Kaepernick. Browns coach Hue Jackson said today that the Browns haven’t discussed signing Kaepernick, although he didn’t rule it out in the future. “We haven’t really discussed Colin,” Jackson said. “There’s other players at this point that we’ve had a…

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Report: Kaepernick wants a chance to start, and $9-10 million

Is Colin Kaepernick still unemployed because his asking price is too high? That’s the suggestion in a report from Dan Graziano of ESPN, who cites multiple sources as saying that Kaepernick won’t settle for just any job. According to the report, Kaepernick wants to go to a place that will give him a chance to…

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Should Seahawks sign Kaepernick?

The Seahawks have a backup to Russell Wilson in Trevone Boykin. Now that Boykin has been arrested, could the Seahawks be looking for another quarterback to serve as Wilson’s understudy? If they are, there’s one available quarterback who would make a lot of sense — if he’s willing to suspend for a year his desire…

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Martellus Bennett pledges to donate jersey sales profit

The Packers’ official online team store is full of jersey options for potential buyers, its stock including Aaron Rodgers’ top-selling No. 12, Jordy Nelson’s No. 87, Randall Cobb’s 18 and Clay Matthews’ 52. Martellus Bennett’s jersey is not yet available. There is added reason for that soon to change. The new Packers tight end announced Saturday an incentive for…

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Joe Thomas asks the key question on Kaepernick

Plenty of people have plenty of opinions about the ongoing unemployment of quarterback Colin Kaepernick. One specific person’s opinion (more accurately, a question) caught my attention. Browns tackle Joe Thomas had this to say in response to the item posted earlier today by MDS: “Most people can agree [Kaepernick’s] current unemployment is a combination of his…

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Richard Sherman: Kaepernick’s unemployment not about football

Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman thinks Colin Kaepernick’s inability to find a team is entirely about his national anthem protest. “There was a year Matt Schaub had a pretty rough year and got signed the next year. So it has nothing to do with football,” Sherman said on ESPN. “You can see that. They signed guys…

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Broncos “not pursuing” Tony Romo

With the annual meetings beginning this weekend and the Cowboys presumably hoping someone/anyone will make them a trade offer for quarterback Tony Romo, the Broncos are doing what they can to make sure the Cowboys know that there won’t be a spontaneous offer for Romo in Arizona. Jeff Darlington of ESPN reports that the Broncos…

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Friday morning one-liners

The Bills announced their offseason workout schedule. Will Dolphins DT Jordan Phillips‘ potential meet his production this season? It doesn’t look like WR Michael Floyd will be staying with the Patriots. A look at the newest member of the Jets’ receiving corps. Can the Ravens find LB Terrell Suggs‘ successor in the draft? The Bengals…

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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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