Results matching “Kaepernick”

Week Six power rankings

1. Chiefs (5-1; No. 1): They lost but they’re still No. 1? Welcome to 2017, when it’s impossible to figure out who really is/isn’t the “best” team in football. 2. Eagles (5-1; No. 5): Carson Wentz needs to avoid contact, or the Eagles won’t be able to avoid having to play multiple games without him. [more]

Saints expect Brett Hundley to be “well ready” for Sunday

The Saints are the first team preparing to face a Packers team quarterbacked by Brett Hundley and that’s prompted two different reactions from defensive end Cam Jordan. The first is that he’s not going to do the thing players sometimes do when they say they want to face an opposing team at full strength. Jordan [more]

Mike McCarthy gets angry as reporter asks about Colin Kaepernick

Packers coach Mike McCarthy grew visibly angry today when a reporter asked if Green Bay would consider signing free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick. McCarthy said that with Aaron Rodgers injured, the Packers were confident in Brett Hundley as the new starter and Joe Callahan as the backup. When a reporter then asked, “Is there any [more]

PFTPM podcast: Week Six Five-Down Territory edition

Monday began with the PFT Live three-hour radio/TV show. Monday ends with the PFTPM podcast. It’s the Week Six Five-Down Territory edition, with a deep dive into five different topics from the Sunday that was. This week: (1) the Aaron Rodgers injury aftermath, in depth; (2) the implications of Teddy Bridgewater‘s return to practice; (3) [more]

Packers promote Joe Callahan, place Quinten Rollins on IR

The Packers have found a quarterback, and no, his name is not Colin Kaepernick or Tony Romo. The Packers will go with Brett Hundley as their starter, and as Mike McCarthy announced Sunday night, they will have Joe Callahan as their backup. Green Bay made it official Monday, promoting Callahan from the practice squad. The [more]

Packers’ new backup quarterback is a former Division III player with no experience

Packers coach Mike McCarthy says he’s sticking with Brett Hundley and Joe Callahan at quarterback. The first part is plausible. The second part isn’t. Callahan has no NFL regular-season game experience. His college experience came with the Wesley Wolverines. Of Division III. And while he did well there, it’s an eyebrow raiser to think that [more]

Eric Reid blames self for “miscommunication” that led to seven kneelers

Hopefully Eric Reid does a better job of explaining his thoughts Tuesday than he did on Sunday. The veteran safety, who has kneeled during the national anthem since last year when he joined quarterback Colin Kaepernick at the start of the protests of racial inequality and police brutaility, took the blame for only seven 49ers [more]

Aaron Rodgers injury may usher in a radical rules change, and other Week 6 thoughts

The hit that broke Aaron Rodgers‘ collarbone on Sunday wasn’t illegal. Maybe it should be. Vikings outside linebacker Anthony Barr hit Rodgers just after Rodgers released a pass, and the two of them tumbled to the turf with Barr on top of Rodgers. That rather ordinary hit broke Rodgers’ collarbone and dramatically affected the entire [more]

Titans snub was last straw for Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick remained patience for months. His patience finally ran out, and he filed a claim for collusion. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the final straw came when the Titans snubbed Kaepernick after the hamstring injury suffered two weeks ago by starter Marcus Mariota. Instead, the Titans worked out Brandon Weeden, Matt [more]

Kaepernick hopes to invalidate the CBA through collusion grievance

Free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick has filed a grievance against the NFL alleging collusion in relation to his ongoing unemployment. Eventually, we’ll explain what he needs to prove, and what he doesn’t need to prove, in order to show that collusion occurred. For now, let’s focus on what he wants to do. Per a source with [more]

Union will support Colin Kaepernick’s grievance, but had no role in it

The NFL players’ union says it will support Colin Kaepernick in his grievance against the NFL, but the union also says it had no role in it and didn’t even learn of it until it was reported in the media today. In a statement issued this evening, the NFL Players Association said it plans to [more]

Mark Geragos confirms filing of Colin Kaepernick collusion grievance

Attorney Mark Geragos, whose client list has included the likes of Michael Jackson, Winona Ryder, Scott Peterson, and Chris Brown (pictured with Geragos), now represents Colin Kaepernick. Geragos confirmed on Sunday night that a grievance alleging collusion has been filed against the NFL. “We can confirm that this morning we filed a grievance under the [more]

Colin Kaepernick files collusion grievance against NFL

Colin Kaepernick has been waiting patiently for his next NFL opportunity. His patience has now expired. PFT has confirmed that Kaepernick has filed a grievance against the NFL under the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The grievance alleges that the NFL’s teams colluded in not signing him to a contract, presumably due to his decision to kneel [more]

Mike McCarthy: Brett Hundley’s my quarterback

The Packers are going to be without Aaron Rodgers for a long while and there’s already speculation about whether they’d pursue outside help, but coach Mike McCarthy said he has the guys he wants. Speaking at a press conference after Sunday’s 23-10 loss to the Vikings, McCarthy addressed the possibility of adding a quarterback to [more]

With Aaron Rodgers out, Packers should consider adding you-know-who

The Packers officially have gotten bad news regarding quarterback Aaron Rodgers and his broken collarbone. If he’ll miss the rest of the season (and the team says that he could), the Packers should consider adding a quarterback who has bedeviled them in the past. Colin Kaepernick has both run and thrown the ball effectively in [more]