Results matching “Kaepernick”

Bob McNair hasn’t signed off on a Kaepernick workout

With fewer and fewer experienced veteran quarterbacks available, news of the torn ACL suffered by Texan quarterback Deshaun Watson sparked immediate speculation that the team would sign Colin Kaepernick. And so, of course, the Texans promptly signed Matt McGloin. As to a report (that has since been dubbed a joke . . . good one?) [more]

It’s been a good week for the Kaepernick collusion case

While the actual proceedings have yet to commence, the Colin Kaepernick collusion grievance has gotten stronger this week, thanks to three different circumstances. First, the Browns have made it clear that they’re still looking to upgrade the quarterback position, via their bungled effort to trade for Bengals quarterback A.J. McCarron. The Browns had interest in [more]

Mike McCarthy said he wasn’t involved in any QB discussions

Mike McCarthy’s tone was much different this time, when someone asked him whether the Packers were interested in adding a veteran quarterback. After reports the team was interested in veteran Brian Hoyer before he signed with the Patriots, McCarthy was asked about that in relation to his previous (and thunderous) declaration that they weren’t looking [more]

Report: Packers tried to sign Brian Hoyer

Brian Hoyer is back with the Patriots, but New England isn’t his only option. The Packers tried to sign Hoyer before he agreed to go to New England, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Rapoport’s report calls into question Packers coach Mike McCarthy’s claim that the team was fully committed to Brett Hundley as the [more]

Geragos thinks Kaepernick will be signed within 10 days

Colin Kaepernick continues to be unemployed, but his lawyer continues to think that will change. Appearing on The Adam Carolla Show, attorney Mark Geragos said he believes Kaepernick will sign with another NFL team soon. “I think within the next 10 days somebody will sign him,” Geragos said, via “I think somebody’s gonna sign [more]

Patriots now have one quarterback on the roster

The Patriots have made their choice between Tom Brady and Jimmy Garoppolo. And now they have only one quarterback on the roster. So what’s next for the Patriots, after trading Garoppolo to the 49ers? With few free-agent options available, it’s intriguing to wonder whether the Patriots would consider pursuing Colin Kaepernick, given that Kaepernick has [more]

NFL, Players Coalition meeting canceled, for now

The Players Coalition hoped to meet with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, Texans owner Bob McNair, and unemployed quarterback Colin Kaepernick on Monday in Philadelphia. That won’t be happening. And it’s currently not known when the next meeting between the Players Coalition and the league. “The league didn’t accept our invitation,” Eagles defensive back Malcolm Jenkins [more]

Jed York emerges as potentially key figure in Kaepernick collusion case

Texans owner Bob McNair has made himself the first witness to be questioned under oath in the Colin Kaepernick collusion case due to McNair’s private (or so he thought) “inmates running the prison” remark from the recent ownership meetings. Another owner who made a more public comment at those meetings also will be on the [more]

Players who have been meeting with league say their patience is “wearing thin”

A group of 11 players who have been communicated with the league regarding the anthem controversy now have another area of concern, and they want to have a meeting over it. “Many players have been deeply troubled by the disturbing comments made by Texans owner Bob McNair,” a letter from a coalition of players to [more]

Kaepernick’s lawyer calls McNair remark a “smoking gun for collusion”

Friday’s developments regarding Texans owner Bob McNair will have an impact beyond Houston, apparently. In his weekly Reasonable Doubt podcast, attorney Mark Geragos characterized McNair’s comment that “[w]e can’t have the inmates running the prison” as being directly relevant to quarterback Colin Kaepernick‘s claim of collusion against the NFL. “Remember when I indicated that I [more]

49ers partnering with cop unions on gun-control measures

The 49ers are not sticking to sports. After finding themselves in the middle of the national conversations about protests of racial inequality and police brutality during the national anthem, the 49ers are continuing to involve themselves in social debates. Via the San Jose Mercury News, the team joined with representatives from a number of police [more]

Kaepernick reportedly will join owners, players in next round of talks

As the NFL and the NFL Players Association work to resolve the anthem controversy once and for all, the guy who started the movement will be involved in the efforts get things turned around. Via Charles Robinson of Yahoo Sports, quarterback Colin Kaepernick will join the process next week, attending the next meeting between NFL [more]

Russell Okung: NFL not backing talk on social justice reforms

Chargers left tackle Russell Okung has heard the talk. Now he’s waiting to see the NFL do something about it. Via Adam Schefter of ESPN, Okung said he’s been disappointed to see the league and its owners not follow up on some of the social justice topics during the recent summit with players in New [more]

Kaepernick has $1 million book deal

Colin Kaepernick doesn’t have a job in the NFL, but he’s getting paid. PFT has confirmed that Kaepernick has signed a book deal, but we’ve gotten none of the specific details, yet. According to the New York Post, the arrangement with Random House is worth more than $1 million. Kaepernick previously has been meeting with publishers [more]

McCloughan testified in his grievance against Washington

Former Washington G.M. Scot McCloughan has filed a grievance against the team for the balance of his contract, and the in-house litigation is moving forward. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, McCloughan recently was questioned under oath by Washington lawyers. The deposition occurred during the organization’s bye week. It was part of the [more]