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NFL players support protesting Texas youth team

Much like Colin Kaepernick, the Beaumont Bulls paid a price for their protest. But unlike the unemployed-for-no-valid-reason quarterback, the Bulls are getting some NFL backing and are back on the field. According to Tim McManus of ESPN.com, a group of NFL players donated $20,000 to help the Texas youth team, after their season was canceled…

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More negative leaks emerge about Colin Kaepernick

The big wheels of the anti-Kaepernick machine keep rolling. In an item that sounds a little like our recent PFT item but that in many ways is fundamentally different, Albert Breer of TheMMQB.com shares under the cloak of anonymity more criticism of Kaepernick’s football habits. And, at a time when the 49ers have recently apologized…

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Derek Carr pushes bar $271,000 higher

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr is now the highest paid quarterback in league history. Sort of. Under the so-called “new money” analysis, Carr’s five-year, $125 million extension has a value of $25 million, via Ian Rapoport of NFL Media. That trumps the $24.769 million new-money average received a year ago by Colts quarterback Andrew Luck by…

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Colin Kaepernick is doing little to help his own cause

The ongoing unemployment of Colin Kaepernick raises plenty of important questions regarding truth and lies and right and wrong in the NFL. But Kaepernick has done himself few favors when it comes to nudging public opinion in his favor. On one hand, it may not matter; public opinion tends to cure quickly, and to become…

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Roughriders release Vince Young

The comeback has hit a roadblock. Former NFL quarterback Vince Young, the third overall pick in the 2006 draft and the offensive rookie of the year that same season, has been released by the Saskatchewan Roughriders. He suffered a hamstring injury during training camp, which kept him from participating in either of the team’s preseason…

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Osweiler comes a long way (unless the Browns still hope to trade him)

In little more than three months, the attitude of the Cleveland Browns regarding quarterback Brock Osweiler has changed dramatically. Unless it hasn’t. After the Browns traded for Osweiler on March 9, making him a footnote to the press release that focused on the second-round pick they acquired from the Texans, the reports emerged quickly and…

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Goodell reiterates belief Kaepernick isn’t being shunned

The offseason programs have ended, and the NFL has entered the dead zone before the opening of training camp. Meanwhile, Colin Kaepernick’s career remains lifeless. Commissioner Roger Goodell, who has previously said on multiple occasions that he believes Kaepernick’s unemployment arises from football considerations only, reiterated that position during a Rams event in L.A. on…

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Michael Bennett: Most people know why Kaepernick isn’t signed

As Colin Kaepernick remains unsigned, plenty of players aren’t remaining silent about the situation. On Wednesday, Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett spoke at length regarding the explanation for Kaepernick’s absence. “There is no logical explanation,” Bennett said. “Obviously, there’s the elephant in the room why Kaepernick isn’t signed, and most people know why.” He’s referring,…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

As soon as his work on the practice field was over, Patriots QB Tom Brady began working on his core by doing some planks. Dion Dawkins is playing first-team left tackle at Bills minicamp. Dolphins DE Alan Branch explains his training routine. Sheldon Richardson says the Jets cutting LB David Harris “shocked the s–t out…

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Jim Harbaugh reiterates his belief Colin Kaepernick will win “championships”

Jim Harbaugh quickly became one of the best coaches in the NFL. His views still apparently aren’t enough to get one of his most famous pupils a job. The former 49ers coach and current Michigan coach continues to bang the drum publicly for Colin Kaepernick, and Kaepernick continues to not appear on an NFL roster.…

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Unemployed quarterback has No. 17 jersey for May

I wonder if John Mara will be getting any letters about this. Colin Kaepernick, an unemployed NFL pariah whom teams won’t sign for a variety of stated reasons that aren’t partially or totally true, is still selling jerseys in the colors of the team for which he no longer plays. Specifically, he’s selling a lot…

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Willie Colon returns for another PFT Live

Despite the fact that he took specific glee in the fact that I learned during Wednesday’s show that Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has blocked us on Twitter, former Steelers and Jets offensive lineman Willie Colon has been invited return to the studio for another two hours of PFT Live on Thursday. We’ll focus on…

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NFL teams have their minds made up on Kaepernick; could only a call from the Commissioner change it?

As free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick resumes the waiting game, he could be waiting a while. And while the break he needs could involve a tibia or fibula belonging to a current starter, there’s one potential path to a roster that doesn’t entail injury. Gary Myers of the New York Daily News believes that a call…

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Other than Kaepernick, the NFL doesn’t give up on 29-year-old QBs

A quarterback in his prime is a scarce commodity the NFL, and so quarterbacks at age 29 or 30 are always in demand. With the exception of Colin Kaepernick. Last year, in the season he turned 29 years old, Kaepernick completed 196 of 331 passes for 2,241 yards, with 16 touchdowns and four interceptions. This…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

In Matt Moore, the Dolphins think they have a backup who could start for a lot of teams. Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski is confident he’s in for a big year. The Bills are getting pretty good grades for their offseason moves. Jets QB Christian Hackenberg says he’s going to take advantage of the opportunities given…

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