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Sport Report: NFL teams speaking to associates of Colin Kaepernick

04:40  29 june  2020
04:40  29 june  2020 Source:   yardbarker.com

New mission for NFL rebel Kaepernick

 New mission for NFL rebel Kaepernick © Getty Images Colin Kaepernick protested against police violence in 2016 Colin Kaepernick joins the online platform Medium as a board member. In addition, the publisher enters into a cooperation with Kaepernick's company "Kaepernick Publishing" "to publish stories about civil rights in America", said medium founder Evan Williams. The 32 year old Kaepernick wrote on Twitter that he was looking forward to "creating new opportunities for black writers".

As interested teams continue to do research on Colin Kaepernick , there are conversations happening with friends and associates of the free-agent quarterback, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo NFL Network's Michael Silver reported earlier this week that multiple teams have interest in Kaepernick

We know Colin Kaepernick would be on the Chargers' workout list should they decide they want or need to sign another quarterback at some point in 2020. According to NFL .com's Michael Silver, "there is some legitimate interest from at least a couple of teams ." Silver added that he has spoken

NFL teams appear to be doing some extra research on Colin Kaepernick.

a close up of Colin Kaepernick: It appears that NFL teams are doing research on a possible Colin Kaepernick signing, four years after the QB was effectively shut out of the league. © Carmen Mandato/Getty Images It appears that NFL teams are doing research on a possible Colin Kaepernick signing, four years after the QB was effectively shut out of the league.

According to Mike Garafolo of NFL Network, teams have begun reaching out to “friends and associates” of Kaepernick as they assess whether signing the quarterback would be right for them.

Garafolo said that this is being done because teams want to be thoroughly prepared before trying to talk contract with Kaepernick or his agent.

“Teams are circling around here getting closer, I believe, certainly closer than they’ve been in recent years,” Garafolo said on NFL Network. “Now you might say why not just go directly to Kaepernick, go directly to his agent? Why do you have to play this game where you’re working the periphery — just more of the same? That would be a fair point. My understanding, at least to explain it from a team’s perspective, is they’re still doing their homework, still doing their research. When they get to the point where they’re confident enough that they think they can work out a contract, that’s when there’ll be direct communication with the agent.”

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell encourages teams to sign Colin Kaepernick

  NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell encourages teams to sign Colin Kaepernick During an ESPN special on Monday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he supports and encourages teams to sign quarterback Colin Kaepernick. © (Jamie McCarthy / Getty Images) Quarterback Colin Kaepernick has not played for an NFL team since 2016. (Jamie McCarthy / Getty Images) In an interview on ESPN's "The Return of Sports" special, Goodell said it would be up to a team to sign Kaepernick. "Well, listen, if he wants to resume his career in the NFL, then obviously it's gonna take a team to make that decision," Goodell said.

5 NFL teams that should seriously consider signing Colin Kaepernick . An upcoming workout could finally provide Colin Kaepernick with a path back into the NFL .

Free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick is drawing interest from NFL teams this offseason, according to a report Thursday. One NFL head coach is said to be “absolutely interested” in signing Kaepernick . The coronavirus pandemic would complicate any attempt to sign Kaepernick because

Kaepernick is likely getting more serious looks because of his well-publicized efforts to stay in NFL shape, as well as the added pressure on the NFL to acknowledge its failures in supporting the fight for racial justice and against police brutality. For his part, Kaepernick has always maintained that he’s ready to go and sign with a team.

In light of recent reassessment of Kaepernick’s peaceful protest, it appears that teams are more willing than ever to look into signing him. The big problem is getting a look at him in person due to travel restrictions during the pandemic, so the wait could go on a little while longer.

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Brett Favre attempts to clarify 'hero' comment about Colin Kaepernick, Pat Tillman

  Brett Favre attempts to clarify 'hero' comment about Colin Kaepernick, Pat Tillman The Hall of Fame quarterback tried to add nuance after appearing to equate Colin Kaepernick's protests with the late Pat Tilllman's military service.

Free-agent QB Colin Kaepernick , who hasn't played since 2016 Kaepernick , 32, hasn't played in an NFL game since 2016, after he began kneeling during pregame renditions of the Kaepernick rarely has spoken publicly since opting out of his contract with the San Francisco 49ers at the conclusion of

As of this morning, a large majority of NFL teams were expected to have representatives in Atlanta to watch Colin Kaepernick work 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

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LeBron James says Colin Kaepernick deserves an apology from the NFL .
Three years after Colin Kaepernick was exiled from the NFL for peacefully protesting racial injustice by kneeling during the national anthem, the NFL’s leadership is singing a different tune about the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has said the league was wrong for not listening to protests like Kaepernick, and that the league now encourages players to protest. He has also said he encourages teams to sign Kaepernick.However, Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James wants to hear something else from the NFL commissioner: an apology.

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