Results matching “Kaepernick”

Cam Newton: Colin Kaepernick not being on a roster is “unfair”

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton wanted to talk mostly about his focus on the 49ers. But it’s the first week of the NFL regular season, and Colin Kaepernick still isn’t on a roster, so the players who are are going to be asked. “I really think it’s unfair,” Newton said, via Jourdan Rodrigue of the Charlotte [more]

Tom Coughlin: I’m not interested in Colin Kaepernick and I won’t explain why

Jaguars owner Shad Khan is one of the few NFL owners who will explicitly state that he’s willing to have Colin Kaepernick on his football team. But the guy who calls the shots in Jacksonville’s front office has already ruled out signing Kaepernick. Jacksonville executive V.P. of football operations Tom Coughlin said today that despite [more]

Colin Kaepernick’s old position coach says unemployment is football-related

So far, coaches and personnel men have only lined up to rip Colin Kaepernick anonymously. But at least one coach who worked with the former 49ers quarterback is willing to go on the record saying he’s convinced Kaepernick’s unemployed because of football and not politics. Steve Logan, who was quarterback coach of the 49ers in [more]

Tiger-Cats, Manziel continue to have mutual interest

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats remain keenly interested in signing Johnny Manziel, and Manziel remains keenly interested in playing for the Tiger-Cats. The strongest clue comes from Wednesday’s statement from team V.P. Kent Austin, who said that the team isn’t “interested in signing Johnny right now.” It’s hardly a blanket disclaimer of interest at any time, as reinforced [more]

Colin Kaepernick’s unemployment gets the anonymous exec treatment

Colin Kaepernick‘s lack of a job has been a long-running storyline this offseason, particularly when it comes to whether he’s without a team because of football reasons or because his national anthem protests and other actions last season have led the league to blackball him. Albert Breer of tackled that question by talking to [more]

Jim Irsay: Andrew Luck’s going to “have a very, very long” career

The last time Colts owner Jim Irsay updated us on the status of quarterback Andrew Luck‘s surgically repaired right shoulder, he gave us “I have, and I haven’t,” when asked if he had seen him throw. The latest comments are every bit as specific and encouraging. Via Zak Keefer of the Indianapolis Star, Irsay refused [more]

Aaron Rodgers believes Colin Kaepernick isn’t on a team due to his protests

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has seen what quarterback Colin Kaepernick can do, in a couple of postseason games. And Rodgers believes that Kaepernick currently should be gainfully employed by an NFL team. “I think he should be on a roster right now,” Rodgers tells Mina Kimes of ESPN The Magazine. “I think because of his [more]

Tuesday morning one-liners

The Bills continue to part ways with players acquired by former G.M. Doug Whaley. The Dolphins have a few roster spots still up for grabs. Patriots DE Trey Flowers felt good in his preseason debut. Will the Jets play QB Josh McCown this week? The Ravens got several players back at practice on Monday. Sunday’s [more]

Broncos looking for short-term QB fix with Paxton Lynch out a few weeks

For this week, the Broncos are going to get by with an undrafted rookie and a wide receiver. But they’re clearly going to have to adjust when things get real next week. Broncos coach Vance Joseph said that backup quarterback Paxton Lynch would miss at least two weeks of the regular season because of a [more]

With two concussed quarterbacks, Bills add Keith Wenning

The Bills are down to one healthy quarterback, so they’ve decided to add a passer for Thursday’s final preseason game. Quarterback Keith Wenning is signing with the Bills, according to Field Yates of ESPN. Wenning was a sixth-round pick of the Ravens in 2014 and has also spent time with the Bengals and Giants. He [more]

John Elway was once interested in Colin Kaepernick, but then something changed

Once upon a time, Broncos executive John Elway was not only interested in Colin Kaepernick, he was ready to trade for him. But then something happened, and he seemed less interested. Prior to the 2016 season, the Broncos openly courted the former 49ers quarterback, meeting with him twice, and had trade discussions with the 49ers [more]

John Harbaugh flashes frustration over Flacco questions

We previously shared the content of Ravens coach John Harbaugh’s vow that quarterback Joe Flacco will be ready for Week One. The words don’t do the exchange justice. As the video attached to this post shows, Harbaugh was clearly frustrated by fair questions about Flacco’s status, flashing a hint of temper and plenty of condescension [more]

Eric Reid decides to kneel during anthem again: We’re not “un-American.”

Eric Reid protested during the national anthem all last year, kneeling with then teammate-Colin Kaepernick, but decided this offseason it was time to move on. With time to reflect on what happened two weeks ago in Charlottesville, he decided he needed to continue. Reid was again on one knee during last night’s game against the [more]

Jim Brown: Colin Kaepernick needs to choose between being activist or football player

Jim Brown was both an activist and a great football player. But he doesn’t think Colin Kaepernick can be. Brown told that he thinks Kaepernick has to make a choice between the two, and Brown seems to think Kaepernick has not chosen wisely. “Colin has to make up his mind, whether he’s truly an [more]

Michael Vick will work as studio analyst for FOX

Michael Vick isn’t playing anymore, but he remained around the game this summer as a coaching intern with the Chiefs. He’ll be around the game this fall as well, although it will be in a different guise. Vick will work for FOX Sports as a studio analyst on FOX NFL Kickoff, which leads into their [more]