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What’s next for Tony Romo?

The Cowboys tried to finagle a trade for quarterback Tony Romo, via a string of coy and at times inconsistent comments and leaks from the team (recently, they got at least one media member to go with the idea that they’re in no hurry to resolve the situation). Ultimately, a trade didn’t work out, and…

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Mike Glennon officially has no agent (unofficially does)

With free agency approaching, players like Darrelle Revis and Colin Kaepernick were wise to officially hire agents. Mike Glennon, however, does not yet officially have one. NFLPA records still show that Glennon is unrepresented. It’s an important point as Tuesday approaches, since at that point teams can negotiate with agents representing free agents — but…

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John Lynch: Lack of quarterbacks on roster “somewhat liberating”

New 49ers General Manager John Lynch said Thursday he planned to explore every avenue for finding a quarterback — which is probably smart since he doesn’t have any on his roster at the moment. With Colin Kaepernick opting out of his deal and the rest of them (Blaine Gabbert, Christian Ponder, Thad Lewis) unrestricted free agents they…

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Colin Kaepernick plans to stand for the national anthem

After starting a national dialogue by refusing to stand during the national anthem last year, Colin Kaepernick plans to stand for the anthem this year. Kaepernick believes there has been positive change in America and doesn’t want to detract from that, so he’ll no longer kneel during “The Star-Spangled Banner” in 2017, Adam Schefter of…

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Report: Browns won’t pursue Kaepernick

Six years ago, then-Raiders coach Hue Jackson wanted to draft quarterback Colin Kaepernick; it didn’t happen. Last year, now-Browns coach Hue Jackson wanted to acquire quarterback Colin Kaepernick. It didn’t happen. This year, Kaepernick will be available as a free agent. A signing with the Browns won’t happen. Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer…

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Report: Colin Kaepernick’s agents say he’s opting out

Colin Kaepernick hired new agents recently and it looks like their first order of business will be finding their client a new team for the 2017 season. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that agents Jeff Nalley and Sean Kiernan have informed NFL teams that Kaepernick will be opting out of his contract. A window…

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Chiefs owner backs Alex Smith as his starting quarterback

The Chiefs have come up as a possible destination for quarterback Tony Romo, once he’s a former Cowboy. But Chiefs owner Clark Hunt seems to be just fine sticking with Alex Smith under center. According to Terez Paylor of the Kansas City Star, Hunt said he was on board with coach Andy Reid, and that…

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49ers’ evaluation of Colin Kaepernick is still fluid

49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick can bail on the balance of his contract between March 2 and March 7. The 49ers can do so at any time. For now, both sides are still weighing their options. The process included a recent meeting between the player and his new coach and G.M., Kyle Shanahan and John Lynch,…

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Looking at the teams that could be/should be interested in Jay Cutler

If you watched or listened to Wednesday’s PFT Live, you saw or heard (or both) a discussion about the teams that could be or should be interested in Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. And while Cutler has the power to essentially scare away any potential suitor, it doesn’t get to that point unless and until potential…

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Colin Kaepernick needs an agent fairly soon

49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick recently parted ways with his agents. Per NFLPA records, he has yet to hire a replacement. He’ll need to move fairly soon. As Cam Inman of the Bay Area News Group recently pointed out, the window for opting out of his contract in San Francisco opens on March 2 and closes…

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Kyle Shanahan: 49ers not looking for a “short-term fix” at QB

The 49ers are supposed to meet with Colin Kaepernick soon, as both sides try to determine if the incumbent quarterback is a fit for new coach Kyle Shanahan. But Shanahan said during an interview on KNBR 680-AM that no matter which quarterback he picks for this year, the goal is to find someone to lead the team…

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Texas governor says NFL is “walking on thin ice” with Super Bowl threat

Everything may indeed be bigger in Texas, including the bravado of its politicians when talking about targets that are safely out of town. After the NFL suggested last week that future events in Texas could be threatened if they pass a “bathroom bill” that would limit the rights of transgender Texans, Texas governor Greg Abbott fired back at…

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Colin Kaepernick changes agents in advance of meeting with 49ers

There are plenty of quarterbacks potentially on the move this offseason, and one of the them has made a move within his own representation. According to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has parted ways with XAM Sports, who represented him when he signed his 2014 contract extension with the team.…

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John Lynch, Kyle Shanahan plan to meet with Colin Kaepernick

Quarterback Colin Kaepernick is likely to become a free agent next month, but new 49ers General Manager John Lynch said Thursday that he and 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan will meet with Kaepernick later this month. Lynch, who’s been on the job for a few weeks, said Kaepernick “reached out” and that the 49ers will meet…

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Devin McCourty to skip White House trip as well

Martellus Bennett won’t be the only Patriot skipping any future trip to the White House. Patriots defensive back Devin McCourty told Time magazine that he’d also be skipping the trip, whenever it is. “I’m not going to the White House,” McCourty wrote in a text message from the team bus. “Basic reason for me is…

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