Results matching “Kaepernick”

NFLPA hires multiple law firms to explore new anthem policy

Three weeks ago, the NFL changed its anthem policy without input from or discussion with the NFL Players Association. And the NFLPA is preparing for a potential legal fight over the change. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the NFLPA has retained multiple law firms to research the options for fighting the new [more]

Kyle Shanahan: Zone read can work, if you have the right QB and he stays healthy

In 2012, when now-49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan was the offensive coordinator in Washington, Robert Griffin III had one of the best rookie seasons a quarterback has ever had. That same year, Colin Kaepernick led San Francisco to the Super Bowl, and the two of them appeared to be ushering in a new era for [more]

Report: Kaepernick’s legal team will try to depose the President and Vice President

Collusion worlds are colliding. While likely not the “dramatic turn” that attorney Mark Geragos promised a week ago, the Colin Kaepernick collusion grievance has definitely taken a turn. And it could end up being very dramatic, because it involves someone whose name has been closely associated with allegations of a very different sort of collusion. [more]

Torrey Smith refers to President Trump’s statement as “so many lies”

Torrey Smith has become the first player from the Eagles’ Super Bowl championship team to react publicly to President Trump calling off the team’s visit to the White House. Smith now plays for the Panthers. “So many lies smh,” Smith tweeted. “Here are some facts: 1. Not many people were going to go. 2. No [more]

Waiting for the “dramatic turn” in Kaepernick case to come

As noted on Thursday, the “dramatic turn” in the Colin Kaepernick collusion grievance promised by lawyer Mark Geragos presents its own drama. Either Geragos delivers or he doesn’t, and he’ll take the heat that goes along with writing a check that reality couldn’t honor if there is no dramatic turn. So as we wait for [more]

Yes, Mark Geragos’ claim of a “dramatic turn” in the Kaepernick case is significant

For those who already have decided that they hate Colin Kaepernick, anything and everything that potentially supports his collusion case against the NFL will be met with cries of WHO CARES or BIG DEAL or FAKE NEWS or GOOD RIDDANCE. But the recent comment from Kaepernick’s lawyer about a “dramatic turn” in the grievance really [more]

Kaepernick’s lawyer hints someone is ready to “dime out the NFL”

The attorney for former 49ers Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid is hinting that a witness in their collusion case can come forward with concrete evidence of a conspiracy to keep them out of the league for kneeling during the national anthem. Lawyer Mark Geragos said on CNN Wednesday night that the NFL owners are conspiring [more]

Jerry Jones: President made it clear that he wasn’t letting anthem issue go

The first snippets of testimony have emerged from the depositions taken in the Colin Kaepernick collusion grievance. And it’s becoming even more obvious that the NFL changed its anthem policy at the direct behest of the President. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, while testifying in the Kaepernick collusion grievance, shared the details of a phone call [more]

AAF interested in Kaepernick, if Kaepernick is interested in AAF

The National Football League doesn’t want Colin Kaepernick. The Alliance of American Football does. If Kaepernick wants the AAF. Appearing on The Mark and Rich Show on XTRA 1360 in San Diego, AAF director of football operations J.K. McKay was asked whether the upstart league is interested in the blackballed quarterback. “That’s a very good question,” [more]

Torrey Smith: New anthem policy could “stir things up”

The NFL’s players had a long weekend for digesting last Wednesday’s changes to the anthem policy. And some of them are now sharing their thoughts about the situation. Panthers receiver Torrey Smith explained his own views on Tuesday. “I think when you see a reactive policy — and when I say that I mean something [more]

If “star” players sit out, they would quickly be forgotten

An intriguing, albeit far-fetched, report emerged over the weekend indicating that certain unnamed “star” players are “considering sitting out the season” until quarterback Colin Kaepernick and safety Eric Reid have jobs. A prior item explained the significant expenses that would arise from such a strategy, especially in relation to what would be a far cheaper [more]

Report: Some “star” players consider sitting out until Kaepernick, Reid have jobs

As noted here last week, the adjustment to the national anthem policy should remove any impediment to the employment of quarterback Colin Kaepernick and safety Eric Reid, since neither will be able to kneel during the national anthem. Some players reportedly have come to the same conclusion. Shaun King, an independent reporter who has had [more]

Civil rights activists protest outside league office on Friday

Two days after the NFL changed its controversial anthem policy to require any player inclined to protest to retreat to the locker room, a group called the National Action Network gathered outside 345 Park Avenue to criticize the NFL’s decision. Via the Associated Press, roughly 50 people showed up for the rally. Roughly 10 people [more]

Kaepernick’s lawyer seems to think President and Vice President violated federal law over anthem issue

At a time when the President has more than a few things to worry about when it comes to pending criminal investigations, at least one person thinks the President and the Vice President may have violated federal law in relation to this attack against the NFL over the anthem issue. As noted on Thursday by [more]

Thursday’s #PFTPM includes a visit with Charles Robinson

Charles Robinson on Yahoo Sports has been all over the Colin Kaepernick collusion case. With the Kaepernick case and the anthem issue currently back on the NFL’s front burner, it was a good time to bring Charles back for another visit to #PFTPM. The end result was a 40-minute conversation that touched on a variety [more]