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Michael Bennett: Most people know why Kaepernick isn’t signed

As Colin Kaepernick remains unsigned, plenty of players aren’t remaining silent about the situation. On Wednesday, Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett spoke at length regarding the explanation for Kaepernick’s absence. “There is no logical explanation,” Bennett said. “Obviously, there’s the elephant in the room why Kaepernick isn’t signed, and most people know why.” He’s referring,…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

As soon as his work on the practice field was over, Patriots QB Tom Brady began working on his core by doing some planks. Dion Dawkins is playing first-team left tackle at Bills minicamp. Dolphins DE Alan Branch explains his training routine. Sheldon Richardson says the Jets cutting LB David Harris “shocked the s–t out…

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Jim Harbaugh reiterates his belief Colin Kaepernick will win “championships”

Jim Harbaugh quickly became one of the best coaches in the NFL. His views still apparently aren’t enough to get one of his most famous pupils a job. The former 49ers coach and current Michigan coach continues to bang the drum publicly for Colin Kaepernick, and Kaepernick continues to not appear on an NFL roster.…

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Unemployed quarterback has No. 17 jersey for May

I wonder if John Mara will be getting any letters about this. Colin Kaepernick, an unemployed NFL pariah whom teams won’t sign for a variety of stated reasons that aren’t partially or totally true, is still selling jerseys in the colors of the team for which he no longer plays. Specifically, he’s selling a lot…

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Willie Colon returns for another PFT Live

Despite the fact that he took specific glee in the fact that I learned during Wednesday’s show that Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has blocked us on Twitter, former Steelers and Jets offensive lineman Willie Colon has been invited return to the studio for another two hours of PFT Live on Thursday. We’ll focus on…

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NFL teams have their minds made up on Kaepernick; could only a call from the Commissioner change it?

As free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick resumes the waiting game, he could be waiting a while. And while the break he needs could involve a tibia or fibula belonging to a current starter, there’s one potential path to a roster that doesn’t entail injury. Gary Myers of the New York Daily News believes that a call…

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Other than Kaepernick, the NFL doesn’t give up on 29-year-old QBs

A quarterback in his prime is a scarce commodity the NFL, and so quarterbacks at age 29 or 30 are always in demand. With the exception of Colin Kaepernick. Last year, in the season he turned 29 years old, Kaepernick completed 196 of 331 passes for 2,241 yards, with 16 touchdowns and four interceptions. This…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

In Matt Moore, the Dolphins think they have a backup who could start for a lot of teams. Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski is confident he’s in for a big year. The Bills are getting pretty good grades for their offseason moves. Jets QB Christian Hackenberg says he’s going to take advantage of the opportunities given…

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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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