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Sport Colin Kaepernick's agent not optimistic an NFL team will sign the QB

20:46  17 november  2019
20:46  17 november  2019 Source:   profootballrumors.com

Colin Kaepernick to hold pro day-style workout for NFL teams

  Colin Kaepernick to hold pro day-style workout for NFL teams Colin Kaepernick to hold pro day-style workout for NFL teams

Will any NFL team sign Colin Kaepernick ? After watching Colin Kaepernick work out for nearly 40 minutes in Atlanta on Saturday, the quarterback ' s agent , Jeff Nalley, doesn't sound too optimistic about his client' s chances of getting signed by an NFL team .

Colin Kaepernick held a workout in front of a limited group of NFL scouts after moving the location of the Bryant reports the league asked Kaepernick to sign a waiver promising he wouldn't sue the NFL if Kaepernick ' s team reportedly responded with a standard injury form. The NFL first announced

Prior to Saturday’s much-ballyhooed showcase for free agent QB Colin Kaepernick, two primary points of contention emerged between the league and Kaepernick’s camp: the waiver that the league wanted Kaepernick to sign and the fact that the league did not allow Kaepernick to bring in an independent film crew to tape the workout.

Colin Kaepernick wearing a football uniform © Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel/TNS/Sipa USA

The waiver issue sparked a great deal of debate, with prominent writers like Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk suggesting that the NFL was trying to back Kaepernick into a corner by making him sign a non-standard waiver that would have had him release any employment-related claims that might have arisen after the two sides settled Kaepernick’s collusion case in February. However, as Mike Jones of USA Today writes, the language of the league’s proposed waiver was very similar to language included in waivers for other rookie camps and free agent tryouts, and after reviewing the waiver itself, Florio did back off of his earlier argument a bit. He believes that, while the NFL’s waiver did not specifically target employment-related claims, Kaepernick’s camp was right to at least be skeptical of certain provisions in the waiver.

Cowboys to be among NFL teams in attendance for Colin Kaepernick's workout

  Cowboys to be among NFL teams in attendance for Colin Kaepernick's workout Despite owner Jerry Jones' stance of mandating players stand for the anthem, the Cowboys will be in attendance for Colin Kaepernick's workout.Although Cowboys coach Jason Garrett would not confirm it during a briefing with local reporters, a person with knowledge of the team’s plans told USA TODAY Sports on Wednesday that the team will have a representative at the workout and interview, which will be conducted at the Falcons’ headquarters. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak on the team's intentions.

Kaepernick ’ s workout for the NFL turned into quite the fiasco, with a change of time and location, a A day that began with the hopes of an NFL -sanctioned workout for Colin Kaepernick at the Atlanta He remains an unrestricted free agent eligible to sign with any club. Kaepernick ’ s team released

After reaching a settlement with the NFL on his collusion case earlier this week, Colin Kaepernick could be nearing a return to the league , his lawyer Of course, any team that does sign the polarizing figure could withstand a backlash from a section of fans who do not agree with Kaepernick ’ s protest.

But Steve Wyche of the NFL Network, citing Kaepernick’s agent, Jeff Nalley, says that the independent filming issue — and not the waiver issue — was the more pressing concern (Twitter link). The consensus among most NFL writers and analysts appears to be that both the NFL and Kaepernick’s team share some of the blame for the fact that the workout did not go particularly smoothly. Indeed, as Jim Trotter of the NFL Network tweets, the league should not have announced the workout before resolving all potential areas of conflict, but Kaepernick should have accepted that he can’t call every shot.

Similarly, Jones opines that Kaepernick did not prove that he can carry himself with flexibility and professionalism, and he did not prove that he can take care of business with minimal fanfare. The fact that he inconvenienced over 20 NFL scouts by changing the workout location at the last minute does nothing to undermine the arguments of his detractors who believe he is not fully committed to playing again unless it’s entirely on his terms.

NFL Players Association's DeMaurice Smith expects Colin Kaepernick to be signed by NFL team

  NFL Players Association's DeMaurice Smith expects Colin Kaepernick to be signed by NFL team NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith said he would be "stunned" if Colin Kaepernick wasn't signed after his workout.“I would be stunned if he didn’t get signed because he’s good enough to play anywhere in the league,” Smith, the NFLPA’s executive director, said in a text message to USA TODAY Sports.

The possibility of Kaepernick signing with a new team , after so much time being blackballed by the No dice there, so Kaepernick ’ s representatives asked the NFL if the process was legitimate, and if But even that outcome is hard to be optimistic about given the history here. I want to believe it’ s true

Colin Kaepernick ' s workout drew a strong crowd, but it lost the bulk of the NFL teams expected to be in Kaepernick ’ s agent Jeff Nalley told ESPN the following eight teams were at Kaepernick ’ s workout: Tennessee At Least 2 Teams Reportedly Have “Serious Interest” in Signing Kaepernick .

Perhaps as a result of that reality, Nalley says he is not optimistic that his client will sign with an NFL team (video link via Wyche). Nalley does appreciate the fact that the NFL was able to assemble a large contingent of clubs willing to at least give Kaepernick a look, and he concedes that it could be a step in the right direction.

Ian Rapoport of NFL.com passes along a scouting report of the workout itself, which is mostly positive except that it suggests Kaepernick’s accuracy and touch were shaky, especially on deep balls (Twitter link). The report indicated that Kaepernick is good enough to be on an NFL roster, but probably as a backup.

Meanwhile, although the Bills were initially reported Sunday morning as the “mystery team” that followed Kaepernick to the new workout location — only eight of the original 25 clubs that agreed to attend at the original site made the trek to the new site — Schefter says Buffalo did not, in fact, have any reps in attendance (Twitter link). As such, we’re still awaiting word on who the mystery team was.

Hue Jackson will run Colin Kaepernick's passing drills, 11 teams have said they'll attend

  Hue Jackson will run Colin Kaepernick's passing drills, 11 teams have said they'll attend Hue Jackson will run Colin Kaepernick's passing drills, 11 teams have said they'll attendHue Jackson, the former Cleveland Browns coach who went 3-36-1 before being fired during last season, will run Colin Kaepernick’s unusual private workout Saturday in Atlanta. The NFL announced that, and added that fellow former NFL coach Joe Philbin will also be in attendance.

Colin Kaepernick showed Saturday that he can do two things required for NFL success: throw a deep ball, and avoid Hue Jackson. Unfortunately, this probably does not bring him closer to getting an NFL job. Kaepernick ’ s workout for eight teams , and the chaos and mistrust that colored it, was like most

Kaepernick ' s workout seemed impressive, with the QB launching bombs down the field for receivers. Of course, he didn't have anyone rushing him "After today’ s workout in Atlanta, an NFL executive at Colin Kaepernick ’ s throwing session said his arm talent is 'elite' and is the same as when he came

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Colin Kaepernick’s lawyer says two teams are interested .
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