Results matching “Kaepernick”

Eric Reid says he’s not planning to kneel during anthem

Safety Eric Reid said in December that he understood that teams might not sign him as a free agent this offseason because he knelt during the playing of the national anthem the last two years, adding “that’s OK with me” if teams do pass because he did what he felt was right. Whether it’s because [more]

Report: Broncos sent scout to see Johnny Manziel

John Elway is apparently serious about that search for quarterbacks and exploring all his options. Except when he isn’t. According to Mike Klis of KUSA, the Broncos sent a scout to San Diego to watch Johnny Manziel’s throwing session today, which Klis cites as Elway’s commitment to “explore all options” at the position. Sure. Other [more]

Richard Sherman expresses “concern” Eric Reid remains unsigned

Eric Reid has not found any takers on the free agent market, and he believes he knows why. New 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman, who served as the Seahawks’ player representative, expressed concern about Reid’s slow market. “We are concerned, because he played at a high level for just about every year that he’s played in [more]

Report: Bob McNair questioned in Colin Kaepernick collusion case

The inmates may not be running the prison, but one of the wardens got interrogated on Friday. According to TMZ, Colin Kaepernick‘s lawyers questioned Texans owner Bob McNair in Houston as part of Kaepernick’s claim that the league colluded to keep him unemployed. Kaepernick was photographed leaving the proceedings, wearing a black T-shirt with “Kunta [more]

Eric Reid sees what’s happening around him

Eric Reid called his shot months ago. The 49ers safety said in December he anticipated teams shying away him in free agency because of his politics and his willing to speak about them. “I wouldn’t use the word concerned,” Reid said then. “I would say I understand that’s a possibility. And I’m completely fine with [more]

Colin Kaepernick spotted doing football workouts

For all the quarterbacks who have been plucked off the market in the last few days, there’s one former Super Bowl participant who hasn’t gotten a call — for some reason. And while it may not mean anything for his future employment, it appears Colin Kaepernick is at least trying to stay prepared in case [more]

The quarterback market is largely settled, before free agency has begun

Free agency doesn’t even officially begin for seven more hours, but the quarterback market has already dried up. Of the seven quarterbacks in our Free Agent Top 100, six have already signed or agreed to terms on new contracts: Drew Brees, Kirk Cousins, Case Keenum, Teddy Bridgewater, Sam Bradford and Josh McCown. Only AJ McCarron [more]

Monday morning one-liners

No, the Buffalo Bills are not going to the NCAA Tournament. Who will the Dolphins be talking to on Monday? Five free agents who could be on the Patriots’ radar. What’s the downside to the Jets being flush with cap space? Assessing the idea of the Ravens taking a quarterback with their first-round pick. The [more]

Players need good agents, period

At a time when a rumor is making the rounds that a prominent member of the media was unofficially giving cornerback Richard Sherman free advice on his negotiations with the 49ers (Sherman may have gotten his money’s worth), I’m prepared to give all players free advice on this topic. (And they’ll definitely get their money’s [more]

Sunday morning one-liners

Seven questions for the Bills after the Tyrod Taylor trade. Former Dolphins OL Kraig Urbik announced his retirement. A look at what the Patriots like about DT Danny Shelton. QB Christian Hackenberg‘s time with the Jets could be nearing its end. The Ravens are paying attention to the changes in Cleveland. How active will the [more]

Kenny Stills is doing a lot more than kneeling this offseason

While Dolphins owner Stephen Ross inserted himself back into and then tried to extricate himself from the national anthem debate this week, one of his players who kneel is taking his advocacy far beyond the sideline. Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills was one of three Dolphins to take a knee during the anthem last year, [more]

Comments from Stephen Ross won’t be helpful in the Colin Kaepernick grievance

Dolphins owner Stephen Ross won an award last night. He also likely earned himself a ticket to testify in the Colin Kaepernick collusion grievance. The comments from Ross regarding anthem protests, which he supported until it became politically problematic, fit the narrative that Kaepernick, the face of the anthem protests, is bad for business. And [more]

Texans dispute report regarding lack of interest in free agents who protested

The Texans have reacted strongly to a Houston Chronicle report regarding the team’s potential lack of interest in free agents who protested during the national anthem. “A recent report that suggests the Houston Texans would not sign a player who has protested in support of social justice issues is categorically false and without merit,” the [more]

Will Texans show interest in players who participated in protests?

Texans owner Bob McNair made waves during the 2017 season with his comment about inmates running the prison. The team could make waves during free agency, if there’s any merit to a perception that’s making the rounds in the agents community. “I spoke with two NFL agents this week who said word is the Texans [more]

Will free-agent quarterbacks fall victim to collusion?

For the first time since the NFL launched a system of free agency that relies heavily on a salary cap, a healthy complement of veteran quarterbacks soon will hit the open market. And even though recent growth in the salary cap indicates that someone already should be making more than $30 million per year at [more]