Sport Colin Kaepernick continues training to make return to NFL

10:05  25 november  2020
10:05  25 november  2020 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Colin Kaepernick hasn’t played in an NFL game since 2016, but he is still training for a potential return to the league.

On Monday, the former quarterback posted a workout video on Twitter and reminded everyone that it's been 1,363 days since he's had an NFL job.

"1,363 days of being denied employment. Still putting in work with [Eric Reid]. Still going hard 5 days a week. #StillReady #StopRunning,” Kaepernick wrote.

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Colin Kaepernick returns to Madden after four-year absence. That the NFL arranged the workout is intriguing as Kaepernick had previously alleged his form of protest led to him being blackballed by Ahead of NFL training camp in August, he posted a one-minute video to Twitter of him working out.

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The video shows Kaepernick running drills, working out and practicing with former San Francisco 49ers teammate Eric Reid, who is also not signed to an NFL team.

Kaepernick shared the video during an injury-fueled period for NFL quarterbacks.

Bengals rookie quarterback Joe Burrow tore his ACL and MCL last Sunday. Cowboys' quarterback Dak Prescott suffered a compound right ankle fracture and dislocation during Week 5.

Saints' quarterback Drew Brees, Panthers' quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and 49ers' quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo are also dealing with injuries.

Will Kaepernick make his return in 2020? We'll have to wait and see.

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