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Bill O’Brien: Tough to start a rookie at quarterback right away

Tony Romo stopped short of declaring himself 100 percent retired during an introductory conference call with CBS, but said he’s committed to a life in the broadcast booth. That means it’s time for the Texans to stop giving consideration to the possibility that he’ll be in the mix for their quarterback job this year and…

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What’s next for Broncos, Texans?

With quarterback Tony Romo apparently out of play for the foreseeable future, the Broncos and Texans needs to move on with their alternative quarterback plans. For the Broncos, the plan apparently is to stand pat with Trevor Siemian and Paxton Lynch competing for the starting job. A veteran presence also is possible (currently, there are…

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Dolphins owner Stephen Ross gave players the OK to take a knee

There was some concern among Dolphins players last summer, with a few wanting to support Colin Kaepernick’s protest by taking a knee during the national anthem, but worried how it would appear in the Sept. 11 season opener. As it turns out, the guy who convinced them it was OK was Dolphins owner Stephen Ross.…

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Plenty of veteran quarterbacks are looking for work

As the curious unemployment of quarterback Colin Kaepernick continues despite a season that compared favorably to Tyrod Taylor’s performance in Buffalo, plenty of other veteran quarterbacks are still looking for work. Following the out-of-the-blue decision of the Vikings to add Case Keenum (reportedly on a one-year, $2 million deal) to back up Sam Bradford, let’s take…

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End in sight for Tony Romo saga? Key date nears

The Cowboys will convene on April 17 for the start of their spring workout program. It’ll be then Jason Garrett holds his first team meeting of 2017. It’ll be then workouts begin with the strength and conditioning staff, signaling the start of team building that evolves the course of an NFL off-season. By then, it’d sure make…

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Teams reportedly concerned about Kaepernick’s commitment, diet

Another day, another effort to throw water on the notion that Colin Kaepernick is being blackballed by the NFL. Earlier this week, a report emerged that Kaepernick wants $9 million or $10 million per year plus a chance to compete for the starting job. The only problem with that report is that no one knows…

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Chip Kelly on Colin Kaepernick: I don’t know why he’s not signed

Colin Kaepernick’s last coach isn’t sure why he hasn’t yet found his next coach. Chip Kelly said that he can’t explain whether Kaepernick’s unemployment is related to his struggles on the field, his national anthem protest or anything else. “There are 32 individual groups that make decisions on what is best. If you’re not part…

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Bill O’Brien: We’ve discussed Colin Kaepernick, he’s a good football player

Texans coach Bill O’Brien said this week that he’s excited to work with quarterback Tom Savage this season, although owner Bob McNair admitted what many assumed when he said that the team would be looking to add a quarterback to the roster following the trade of Brock Osweiler. Many believe the quarterback they’d like to…

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Goodell doesn’t think Colin Kaepernick is being blackballed

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell seemed shocked by the simple suggestion that such a thing could be possible. When asked directly at the end of the league’s owners meetings if he thought former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was being blackballed for last year’s political protests, Goodell said he saw no evidence of that. “I haven’t heard that…

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Source: “Completely false” to say Kaepernick has asked for $9-10 million per year

To claim that quarterback Colin Kaepernick wants a chance to compete for a starting job and a salary of $9 million or $10 million per year would be to assume that conversations with one or more teams have progressed to that point. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, they haven’t. The source said…

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Hue Jackson: Browns haven’t discussed Colin Kaepernick

The Brows are searching for their franchise quarterback, but that search has not included Colin Kaepernick. Browns coach Hue Jackson said today that the Browns haven’t discussed signing Kaepernick, although he didn’t rule it out in the future. “We haven’t really discussed Colin,” Jackson said. “There’s other players at this point that we’ve had a…

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Report: Kaepernick wants a chance to start, and $9-10 million

Is Colin Kaepernick still unemployed because his asking price is too high? That’s the suggestion in a report from Dan Graziano of ESPN, who cites multiple sources as saying that Kaepernick won’t settle for just any job. According to the report, Kaepernick wants to go to a place that will give him a chance to…

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Should Seahawks sign Kaepernick?

The Seahawks have a backup to Russell Wilson in Trevone Boykin. Now that Boykin has been arrested, could the Seahawks be looking for another quarterback to serve as Wilson’s understudy? If they are, there’s one available quarterback who would make a lot of sense — if he’s willing to suspend for a year his desire…

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Martellus Bennett pledges to donate jersey sales profit

The Packers’ official online team store is full of jersey options for potential buyers, its stock including Aaron Rodgers’ top-selling No. 12, Jordy Nelson’s No. 87, Randall Cobb’s 18 and Clay Matthews’ 52. Martellus Bennett’s jersey is not yet available. There is added reason for that soon to change. The new Packers tight end announced Saturday an incentive for…

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Joe Thomas asks the key question on Kaepernick

Plenty of people have plenty of opinions about the ongoing unemployment of quarterback Colin Kaepernick. One specific person’s opinion (more accurately, a question) caught my attention. Browns tackle Joe Thomas had this to say in response to the item posted earlier today by MDS: “Most people can agree [Kaepernick’s] current unemployment is a combination of his…

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