Most teams didn’t show up to Colin Kaepernick’s workout

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As of this morning, a large majority of NFL teams were expected to have representatives in Atlanta to watch Colin Kaepernick work out. By the time the workout had been moved an hour away amid sniping between the league and Kaepernick’s representatives, most teams opted out.

According to multiple reporters on the scene, the majority of NFL teams chose not to attend the rescheduled workout, which Kaepernick had in front of the media and on camera at a local high school instead of behind closed doors at the Falcons’ facility.

The exact number of scouts who attended is not clear, but Jim Trotter of NFL Media reports that Kansas City, Philadelphia, Washington, San Francisco, the New York Jets and a couple of others were in attendance.

To the extent that we can tell anything from these workouts, Kaepernick appeared to be in good shape and hasn’t lost his strong arm. But given how few teams attended, it remains unlikely that he’ll return to the NFL.

77 responses to “Most teams didn’t show up to Colin Kaepernick’s workout

  1. 9 MILLION people die per year of starvation. So tell me again how many people die per year from police brutality? Mixed-up priorities? So how much money is this guy making from nike for this commercial? Clownshow PR stunt.

  2. I guess he still believes the cops are “slave patrols”. Stay home Kap, plenty of players as good or better than you without your hatred.

  3. ” But given how few teams attended, it remains unlikely that he’ll return to the NFL.”

    Just coming to this conclusion now?

  4. Another bad decision by him. By not participating in the NFL sponsored workout & interview He maintains his ability to sue the league for not hiring him. (Which will likely be the result) I just don’t think he gets an offer, nor wins in a second lawsuit.

  5. This was a publicity stunt. There was going to be over 20 teams represented. He moved the venue and time, so he could say no one showed and they’re blackballing him. This proves that Kaepernick is a fraud, 100%

  6. Scout on the scene:

    “So it was moved? 60 miles? Back near the aorport, I just came from there. Okay, let me have a cigarette and I’ll get over there.”

    *misses workout

  7. Not saying it is a good idea, but if a team as a favor signs him to a league minimum non guaranteed deel it would be a lot cheaper for the league then a lawsuit,

  8. This guy is a headache. Plenty of players have kneeled and played, he is a weasel plain and simple. He wants the optics that he wants to play, but in reality he really wants to be perceived as a victim. This clown will be in politics soon. Mark it.

  9. So he agrees to a workout at a specific time and place, then at the last minute changes the time and location….. does this make you look BETTER to an NFL team that you changed what you originally agreed to?

    Didn’t think so.

    This was a sham from the word go

  10. This was a FARCE from the beginning!
    The NFL does NOT want Kaepernick to play anywhere, anytime

    They only set this up in the first place to to appear like the good guys
    A JOKE

    This all happened because Kaepernick took a knee to protest police brutality!
    That’s it!
    It wasn’t a protest of the flag, stop believing the fake news

    There is NO LEGITIMATE reason why this man should have been blackballed for 3 Years! NONE

  11. Colin Kaepernick, just go away. We are all completely sick and tired of you and your goofball self-aggrandizing antics.

  12. Let’s see. It’s a Saturday in mid November when most if not all teams have better things on their minds than seeing a former QB throw to wide open receivers. Like a game tomorrow when every second goes to game preparation. Delusional to think anyone would show up at all. Wait until the off season out of the Nike eyes and see if you really want to come back.

  13. Love all the America hating, Kaep Loving losers blaming the NFL for this.
    Good Lord.. quit the excuses. He changes the Venue last second and demands a film crew and then spews about the NFL “running” from him.
    Yeah…. so it’s the NFLs fault. Right.

  14. The fact that Kap pulled this stunt, hours before he was scheduled to workout, after begging for another shot, just proves why teams don’t want him.

    Good riddance already!

  15. vikingjack73 says:
    November 16, 2019 at 7:17 pm
    This was a FARCE from the beginning!
    The NFL does NOT want Kaepernick to play anywhere, anytime

    They only set this up in the first place to to appear like the good guys
    A JOKE

    This all happened because Kaepernick took a knee to protest police brutality!
    That’s it!
    It wasn’t a protest of the flag, stop believing the fake news

    There is NO LEGITIMATE reason why this man should have been blackballed for 3 Years! NONE

    ———————

    Maybe he didnt play the race card, it wouldn’t matter. Right? Because he was so oppressed freaking idiot doesnt know what oppression is. What has he done in 3 years? Whp organizations has he donated to or what communites has he helped seriously. This race card BS is getting old, and the millennial entitlement is getting old as well. Heres yiur NFL participation trophy go home.

  16. And what happens if a team does indeed sign him and he’s not the starter?
    That brings a whole new set of political problems that no team needs or wants!

    Keep in mind he lost his job to Blane Gabbert!

  17. Regardless of the basis for his protest, when you kneel during the National Anthem the overwhelming majority of Americans perceive it as disrespecting the flag and the military. He made his choice and he has chosen to play the role of martyr. Maybe some team gives him a shot but probably

  18. All planned on his part. Took days to organize and get people to his alternate site.Then gives 15 minutes notice.
    Dude is worse than some foreign scammer trying to tell me I am going to jail for not paying my taxes.

  19. I sure wish he was back as Clara QB. Wags and Wright knew exactly how to defend his one read slingshot throwing to the point his last few games against Seattle….he was atrocious.

  20. Please try to walk in someone’s shoes before bashing them. Everyone has reasons that have structured their beliefs. We all have different lived experiences, and those shape our core values. I would never have done what CK did, but it would show zero empathy if I refused to attempt to understand why he did what he did. Every side in every argument needs to do this. It’s not a zero-sum game. This us vs. them mentality is why 50% of America hates the other 50%. We can do better.

  21. Good. Not because of the kneeling, and not because of talent. Only because nobody wants the media circus. He brought this on himself. When you mess your diaper, sometimes you have to sit in it.

  22. …the millennial entitlement is getting old as well. Heres yiur NFL participation trophy go home.

    Nice job conveniently forgetting that we millennials didn’t raise ourselves, nor did we award ourselves those participation trophies we got as kids. If we knew you’d be throwing them in our faces decades down the line, we’d have thrown them back and told you to melt them down for scrap metal.

  23. A few people think some team should sign him. It’s not so cut and dried. Kaepernick was offered spots on 2 rosters early on. He refused to sign unless he was guaranteed a large contract and a starting job. If I recall, Denver and Baltimore both offered him a chance to make their roster and he wanted 20 million per season, guaranteed and a guarantee that he would be the starter. And that is that. When he demanded more than an opportunity to compete, no one was interested. Reality is, he wasn’t very good after a couple years. Has trouble reading defenses and is not accurate enough to throw into coverage. Now he is 32 and has been out of the league and away from the speed of the game for 3 years. He is done after the stunt he pulled today.

  24. Right mofftop.
    Sounds exactly what the LEFT alwaya says right before they lie, cheat, steal, bribe, coerce and justify everything they do as the end justifying the means because the “other side” is evil for not agreeing with their “core values.”

  25. JD says:

    Not saying it is a good idea, but if a team as a favor signs him to a league minimum non guaranteed deel it would be a lot cheaper for the league then a lawsuit

    ————————————

    I think if there was a basis for a law suit it would have already been filed. But to your point, I’m pretty sure Kap has salary demands and would never sign for the league minimum or anywhere close to it.

  26. Again he bites the hand that feeds him. Stop bending over for this phony. Is there another business that puts more money in the pockets of more African Americans than the NFL that isn’t funded by taxpayers. ie. US Gov, State Govs, Non Profits, Non tax paying Education.

  27. he expects the teams reps to be ok with a last minute change from a professional facility to a high school one hour away. This isn’t even about his “cause” anymore. It’s about people’s time being jerked around

  28. vikingjack73 says:
    November 16, 2019 at 7:17 pm
    This was a FARCE from the beginning!
    The NFL does NOT want Kaepernick to play anywhere, anytime

    They only set this up in the first place to to appear like the good guys
    A JOKE

    This all happened because Kaepernick took a knee to protest police brutality!
    That’s it!
    It wasn’t a protest of the flag, stop believing the fake news

    There is NO LEGITIMATE reason why this man should have been blackballed for 3 Years! NONE
    ——————
    I disagree, I believe that “Lack of Talent” is a Legitimate reason….smh…

    Go Hawks!

  29. But plenty of teams did show up and Kaepernick AGAIN opted to not work out for them just as he did when had offers from Baltimore and SEA and instead decided to insult their owners rather than sign. Kaepernick clearly doesn’t want to play in the NFL, If he did he’d be interested in working out for teams than being a professional victim.

  30. truth hurts clown….colin is a fraud. benched for Gabbert…he starts pouting. Makes up the social justice stuff. Affirmative action his whole life including this tryout. Look at him beg. Converted to islam. Threw his adoptive white parents under the bus when they saved him from the gutter. Stole Aldon Smith’s gf. Works for Nike. Guess he has no problem with slave labor as long as he benefits. He sure loves american attorneys……f this guy

  31. all he had to do was show up and throw the damn ball and he probably would have a (backup) job he doesn’t really want. what does he do instead?? just prove that he’s not coachable, that’s all.

  32. JD says:
    November 16, 2019 at 7:02 pm
    Not saying it is a good idea, but if a team as a favor signs him to a league minimum non guaranteed deel it would be a lot cheaper for the league then a lawsuit,
    ———————-
    There is one huge problem with that.
    Kap will NEVER sign that. He has had at least two opportunities (Seattle, Baltimore) with more money and he did then what he did today. He insured that no formal offer was presented so he can continue to claim victim.

  33. So if I agreed to a job interview at some location and then called them an hour ahead of the scheduled time and told them I’m not meeting you there but at some other location, is the potential employer expected to change ?

    That’s exactly what many here are arguing. And that’s foolish and you know it.

  34. You have an employee that is just ok at his job, but he is always causing a scene.. He quits his job. Now he wants his job back, do you take him back?

  35. “You have an employee that is just ok at his job, but he is always causing a scene.. He quits his job. Now he wants his job back, do you take him back?”

    Your premise is BS. Thanks for playing.

  36. The workout was a farce. It was designed to allow the NFL to say that Kap is not a good player. They would have said that he was looked over by a vast majority of the teams and none of them thought that he was good enough to even be a third string quarterback. Kap kind of blew that plan up by working out in a place where the media was allowed to film the proceedings. People can see with their own eyes how he looked instead of having to listen to the NFL smear him. Not surprisingly only a few teams were interested enough to go where Kap worked out and none of them offered him even a tryout.

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