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A couple of Broncos sound off on Kaepernick’s lingering unemployment

Quarterback Colin Kaepernick remains apparently overqualified to be a backup, underqualified to be a starter, and ultimately unemployed. Two players from the team he nearly joined a year ago sounded off Tuesday regarding his man-without-a-team status. “I think it’s crazy,” Broncos tight end Virgil Green told reporters. “Kap is a great quarterback. He is a…

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Doug Baldwin: Seahawks’ locker room is different, that makes us great

The Seahawks’ locker room has recently been portrayed as divided, but one of the players in that locker room says that’s not quite right. Seahawks receiver Doug Baldwin said on PFT Live that although there are disputes within the locker room, that’s about healthy competition, which makes the team better. “I know that our locker…

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More talk that Seahawks didn’t want Kaepernick competing with Wilson

As the Seahawks were considering signing Colin Kaepernick, we explored the possibility that they might choose not to sign him because they didn’t want to risk a quarterback competition developing with Russell Wilson. Now that the Seahawks have decided not to sign Kaepernick, there’s more talk that they didn’t want him competing with Wilson. Former…

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Were the Seahawks ever truly interested in Kaepernick?

When the Seahawks first commenced their flirtation with quarterback Colin Kaepernick, skepticism emerged from Kaepernick’s camp regarding whether the interest was genuine. And now that the Seahawks have decided not to sign Kaepernick because, basically, he’s a starter in this league and they have a starter, it’s fair to once again ask the question of…

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Seahawks sign Austin Davis, not Colin Kaepernick

The one team to show interest in Colin Kaepernick has opted for another quarterback. Seattle has signed backup quarterback Austin Davis, who has been out of work since the Broncos cut him in December. Davis has also spent time on the rosters of the Browns, Rams and Dolphins That gives Seattle three backups behind Russell…

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Seahawks, Kaepernick aren’t apart on money

In the aftermath of the decision of the Seahawks to not sign quarterback Colin Kaepernick, some have suggested that the inability to get the two sides together results from the fact that the two sides are apart on money. Per a source with direct knowledge of the situation, that’s not the case. And that makes…

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“No question” Earl Thomas will be ready for camp

When he wasn’t talking about locker room harmony or visiting with Colin Kaepernick during a Friday press conference, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll spent some time updating injury situations on his roster. One of them was safety Earl Thomas, whose immediate reaction to fracturing his leg last season was to talk about retiring from the sport.…

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Malcolm Jenkins: Kaepernick protest was “genius”

Many people have said many things about former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s decision to not stand for the national anthem throughout the 2016 season. Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins recently applied a term that few have. “Now that you look back at the season and what’s transpired since then, I think Colin Kaepernick’s decision to kneel…

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Russell Wilson would have “no issue” with Seahawks adding Kaepernick

With the Seahawks deciding not to add quarterback Colin Kaepernick as insurance against an injury to Russell Wilson that would keep him from playing, Wilson’s thoughts regarding the potential addition of Kaepernick are irrelevant. Wilson nevertheless was asked for them anyone on Friday. “I haven’t had the chance to be around Colin too much, but…

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Carroll on Kaepernick: We’re not doing anything at this time

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Friday that he believes quarterback Colin Kaepernick is “a starter in this league,” but he isn’t going to be a backup in Seattle at the moment. Kaepernick visited with the Seahawks recently in the first sign of possible interest in his services since Kaepernick became a free agent earlier this…

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The full John Lynch interview from PFT Live

Earlier this week, 49ers G.M. John Lynch sat down for an extended interview with PFT Live. Portions of it have been typed up and posted here. More of it was included in Friday’s edition of the show. The full 24 minutes can be seen and heard below. Lynch addressed a wide variety of topics, including…

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Colin Kaepernick inundated with fan mail

Owners may be shying away from signing Colin Kaepernick because they fear a fan backlash, but it’s also worth considering how many fans a team will gain if it signs Kaepernick. Kaepernick revealed on social media today that he’s been inundated with fan mail. “I want to thank the people for the support! My parents…

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Eli Harold finds Colin Kaepernick’s status to be “frustrating”

As time goes by and the unemployment of Colin Kaepernick lingers, it’s becoming more and more clear that teams aren’t shunning Kaepernick for his actual or perceived football abilities but because owners believe he’ll either be bad for business or detrimental to their own political views. And despite every flawed assumption or false narrative that…

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John Lynch: 49ers would have cut Kaepernick if he hadn’t opted out

One of the popular narratives regarding Colin Kaepernick’s lingering unemployment is that he has only himself to blame after opting out of his 49ers contract. This flawed assumption overlooks the fact that the 49ers would have cut Kaepernick if he hadn’t opted out. “HOW DO YOU KNOW THAT?!?!?” some of you have said in response.…

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PFT Live takes a look at the top five free-agent signings

On many days during the NFL season and throughout the early months of the offseason, it’s declared at the outset of PFT Live that we’re gonna need a bigger show. As the offseason programs wind down and the true dead spot in the NFL calendar approaches, it takes a little effort to fill the 12…

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