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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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Trainer says Colin Kaepernick preparing like he’s still a starting quarterback

Colin Kaepernick almost certainly will not be starting NFL games this fall unless an injury somewhere along the way forces him into the lineup. However, Kaepernick – despite rumors that he isn’t that interested in football anymore and wants to pursue more social justice work instead – is still preparing like he’s going to be…

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Michael Bennett: Seattle’s the “perfect place” for Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick the protester already had support in the Seahawks locker room. Now that there’s at least the suggestion of the potential for a possible deal there maybe, one of their most vocal players said he thinks the move would be well-received. Defensive end Michael Bennett said during an interview on 710 ESPN that he…

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Leak of Seahawks’ sudden interest in Kaepernick sparks some cynicism

On Monday, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll mused publicly about the possibility of signing quarterbacks Colin Kaepernick of Robert Griffin III. Then came the report from NFL Media that the Seahawks had recently reached out to Kaepernick’s agent about a possible backup job. One league source with knowledge of Kaepernick’s situation posed this question to PFT…

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Seahawks reached out to Colin Kaepernick’s agent on Friday

Colin Kaepernick is getting interest from an NFL team for the first time this offseason. After Kaepernick said on Thursday night that he and his agent have not talked to any teams, the Seahawks reached out on Friday. According to Mike Silver of NFL Media, Seahawks G.M. John Schneider contacted Kaepernick’s agent on Friday to…

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Pete Carroll: We’re considering Colin Kaepernick, RGIII as backup options

In his Monday Morning Quarterback column for TheMMQB.com this week, Peter King shared his opinion that the Seahawks offered the best fit for Colin Kaepernick to continue his NFL career as the backup to Russell Wilson. Among the reasons King cited are the Seahawks’ current backups — Trevone Boykin (who has been arrested twice this…

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Colin Kaepernick speaks (to Shannon Sharpe)

Conspicuously quiet¬†during his extended stretch in free-agency, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick recently broke his silence. Sort of. Kaepernick called Hall of Fame tight end Shannon Sharpe on Thursday night, after word emerged that Dr. Harry Edwards, described as an advisor to Kaepernick by USA Today, claimed three teams had reached out to Edwards about Kaepernick.…

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Kaepernick has received zero inquiries

Three teams inquired about Colin Kaepernick. Unless they didn’t. In response to the claim from Kaepernick adviser Harry Edwards that three teams inquired about Kaepernick, Kaepernick’s girlfriend has expressed skepticism. Via NBC Sports Bay Area, Nessa Diab responded to the claims from Edwards by saying on Twitter, “What supposed ‘three’ teams? If this was really…

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