John Elway the latest to be deposed in Colin Kaepernick collusion case

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Denver Broncos General Manager and Vice President of Football Operations John Elway is the latest NFL executive to be questioned in regards to Colin Kaepernick‘s ongoing collusion case against the NFL.

According to Mike Klis of 9NEWS, Elway was deposed at Broncos team headquarters on Tuesday.

Elway joins Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, Houston Texans owner Bob McNair, Baltimore Ravens General Manager Ozzie Newsome and head coach John Harbaugh and Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll and G.M. John Schneider as people already questioned during the grievance process.

Kaepernick attended the deposition as he has other sessions throughout the case.

The Broncos had interest in acquiring Kaepernick in trade from the San Francisco 49ers over the 2016 offseason. However, the deal never came together as the two sides couldn’t agree upon a restructured contract.

Kaepernick is trying to find evidence that proves the NFL jointly discussed and formulated a plan to keep him off an NFL roster after his decision to protest social issues by kneeling for the national anthem prior to games in 2016.

30 responses to “John Elway the latest to be deposed in Colin Kaepernick collusion case

  1. Why is it so hard to understand that the distraction, and fan backlash, is not worth it for his level of talent? Does he play well enough to be a back up on a team? Yes. Is it worth loss the of sponsors, and revenue? No. The NFL is a business.

  2. Wow, this is a reach. His legal team is getting desperate. They couldn’t get any evidence from the Ravens or Seahawks, so just keep throwing darts, right?

  3. So basically the Broncos WANTED Kaepernick but at a certain price. I think this nonsense all comes down to Kaep pricing himself out of a job…not any type of collusion against him.

  4. I don’t get it?

    Elway tried to trade for the guy, but Colon would not lower his salary so no deal. And now Colon brings him into court?

    Is he arguing that Elway should have signed him after he opted out of his contract with the 9’ers? Only problem with that logic would be that Colon stunk it up for a season in between. All of Keeps stats from the year that the SJW set love to trumpet mostly came in garbage time. When the games were actually in question during that season, Keep turned in sparkling performances such as that 7 yard effort against I think it was Chicago.

  5. I hope his attorneys are doing this for Kaep pro bono. By the time they’re finished with this case, he won’t have much of his NFL salary left.

  6. The NFL enjoys when sports media covers it.

    The NFL doesn’t like it when MSNBC, Today, and those shrieking bafoons on The View are covering them.

    It’s that simple.

  7. after his decision to protest social issues by kneeling for the national anthem prior to games in 2016.
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    Please don’t forget to mention that it started out by him sitting on the bench ( which I am still convinced was him simply being lazy )and also the fact that he wore police/pig socks

  8. Elway is a collusion expert – 2 stolen SBs after being part of the two biggest rule violations in NFL history. He was key to the Broncos exceeding the then $57M cap by $29M. They got caught but did it again. The scale of the violations was ridiculous and enabled Denver to keep a bunch of expensive vets sweet. The league should have stripped them of the titles but Elway was the golden boy so team just got 2 $1M fines.

    There was even talk at the time around the league of maybe barring Elway from the NFL, so he kept publicly saying he wasn’t interested in an exec post, waited a few years for the music to die down, then got suddenly announced at Denver knowing it would be awkward for the league to consider a retrospective ban. Dude is Mr Collusion.

  9. He sat during the anthem in a rage of pout for being benched by Chip Kelly in favor of Gabbert. When called out for sitting vs GB in preseason he came up with this social justice story. All fact…go back and look.

  10. Speaking of social injustice … QBs get $20,000,000 a year while teachers get $40,000. How come no one speaks out against that?

  11. redlikethepig says:

    May 16, 2018 at 8:25 am

    Speaking of social injustice … QBs get $20,000,000 a year while teachers get $40,000. How come no one speaks out against that?

    ______________________________________________________________

    I know I can’t believe teachers get paid that much for only working 9 months out of the year

  12. “He sat during the anthem in a rage of pout for being benched by Chip Kelly in favor of Gabbert. When called out for sitting vs GB in preseason he came up with this social justice story. All fact…go back and look. ”

    LOL, you need to get your facts straight first. Kaep was benched the season prior by Tomsula for Gabbert. The following year under Chip Kelly Gabbert was the starter at the start of the season and was so awful he lost his job to Kaepernick

  13. bobgust says:
    May 16, 2018 at 12:38 pm

    LOL, you need to get your facts straight first.
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    My facts are pretty straight. In 2015 CK sustained a shoulder injury that slowed him down so Gabbert was placed in for one start. After that start by Gabbert, CK was placed on IR for the year. 2016 had CK and Gabbert competing for the starting job in preseason as CK was healed from surgery and assuming to take his starter role back. When CK was not starting the game in preseason vs GB and Gabbert was, CK pouted and sat on the bench during the anthem like he was 4 years old. When the media called him out on it, CK made up his social justice story to cover his ars. Facts are straight mate.

  14. GhostPepper says:
    May 16, 2018 at 6:19 am

    The NFL enjoys when sports media covers it.

    The NFL doesn’t like it when MSNBC, Today, and those shrieking bafoons on The View are covering them.

    It’s that simple.

    LOL Shrieking Bafoons….pricless..truly lol. Spit out coffee..Thank you sir

  15. Mueller thinks this investigation is a joke. NFL employee anti-America protesters, we know you’re here, you’re filth is no longer welcome in the homes of many proud Americans on Sunday’s….Thursdays….Mondays.

  16. I have no doubt he wasn’t signed because of the PR nightmare risk. to me thats obvious. if every team, and why wouldn’t they, thought that way, i don’t understand how he hopes to show collusion.

  17. Krapernick is a crappy running back pretending to be a qb. He played ok in his rookie year with the read option. Defenses adjusted and krapernick became crap from there on. His timing and accuracy is worse than tebow. I’m glad the niners gave him the boot. He can’t play at the nfl level. Just watch his last three seasons. He should’ve been cut a long time ago, and finished.

  18. Kaep will prove beyond a shadow of doubt that no team has given him an elite type contract offer and his stats can be argued to be at the lower level of the franchise QB level. Thus, collusion is argued can only be due to one reason………his taking the knee and starting the protest by NFL players.

    He will use Seahawks to testify they see Kaep as a “starting QB” which is why he wasn’t given an offer by Seahawks, yet. I’m sure they indicated that the door isn’t closed for a backup slot, if he is still there when the season starts.

    Denver is going to be used to point out how they wanted him before the protest, but not after. They still needed a starter, so the Kaep team will argue this is part of the collusion.

    Still think the burden to show a preponderance of evidence of collusion by the NFL owners to keep Kaep out of the NFL will be too much.

  19. Elway joins Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, Houston Texans owner Bob McNair, Baltimore Ravens General Manager Ozzie Newsome and head coach John Harbaugh and Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll and G.M. John Schneider as people already questioned during the grievance process.

    Dont forget they also questioned Papa John for his role in the collusion.

  20. Elway brought him in and tried to trade for him. When SF chose not to do the trade and eat some of the money, Denver drafted a QB in the first round. Good luck implicating Denver in this case. Pretty cut and dry. I heard rumor the deposition was scheduled for 3 hours but only lasted 1 hr. I’m pretty sure after Elway pointed out the above the deposition was concluded.

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