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2018-03-06 08:47:22 AM  
Subby, what one friend of John Harbaugh says is not   _the_military_   even if his friend turns out to be a 4 star general.
 
2018-03-06 08:58:19 AM  
According to the site, the unnamed official did not flat-out tell Harbaugh not to sign Kaepernick - who started the NFL's protest against racism and police brutality by kneeling during the national anthem two years ago - but he did caution the coach that signing the free agent could present a difficult challenge if he continued to kneel.

Even if all of this is 100% true, uh, so what? Like, the Ravens never thought of that and this changed their mind? Nah. Clickbait.
 
2018-03-06 09:00:52 AM  
It seems more people are worried about standing for a flag than they are about the plight of young African Americans.
 
2018-03-06 09:06:35 AM  
So the conspiracy against him now goes to the highest levels of government. Next it will be Russians.
 
2018-03-06 09:07:39 AM  
So, they did not sign Kaep because "an unnamed official" advised against it.

Sounds legit.
 
2018-03-06 09:13:26 AM  
 Huh, that guy is awfully full of his sense of power considering the NFL wasnt even affiliated with the NFL a decade ago. I don't know why people forget that. In their minds we were singing the anthem and having biplane flyovers in the 1920s, back when Brady was a rookie.
 
2018-03-06 09:24:27 AM  

dickfreckle: Huh, that guy is awfully full of his sense of power considering the NFL wasnt even affiliated with the NFL a decade ago. I don't know why people forget that. In their minds we were singing the anthem and having biplane flyovers in the 1920s, back when Brady was a rookie.


?

Pretty sure the NFL has always been affiliated with the NFL.
 
2018-03-06 09:31:25 AM  

ElwoodCuse: According to the site, the unnamed official did not flat-out tell Harbaugh not to sign Kaepernick - who started the NFL's protest against racism and police brutality by kneeling during the national anthem two years ago - but he did caution the coach that signing the free agent could present a difficult challenge if he continued to kneel.

Even if all of this is 100% true, uh, so what? Like, the Ravens never thought of that and this changed their mind? Nah. Clickbait.


Has anyone pointed out Ozzie Newsome signs players, not Harbaugh?
 
2018-03-06 09:31:51 AM  
This is why NASCAR ratings are down 20%.  Americans are tired of seeing these overpaid millionaires kneeling instead of standing up for our troops.

Not Another Sunday Caring About Racing
 
2018-03-06 09:32:02 AM  

mjbok: dickfreckle: Huh, that guy is awfully full of his sense of power considering the NFL wasnt even affiliated with the NFL a decade ago. I don't know why people forget that. In their minds we were singing the anthem and having biplane flyovers in the 1920s, back when Brady was a rookie.

?

Pretty sure the NFL has always been affiliated with the NFL.


For the first two years it was the APFA.
 
2018-03-06 09:33:23 AM  
I think every other NFL team owner colluding to do the same had a bigger impact.
 
2018-03-06 09:49:01 AM  
I wondered why Baltimore has sucked of late.
 
2018-03-06 09:51:00 AM  

EyeballKid: I think every other NFL team owner colluding to do the same had a bigger impact.


Except this didn't happen.
 
2018-03-06 09:51:13 AM  

Rapmaster2000: This is why NASCAR ratings are down 20%.  Americans are tired of seeing these overpaid millionaires kneeling instead of standing up for our troops.

Not Another Sunday Caring About Racing


NASCAR ratings are down because they have dropped paying homage to the flag.
Not that flag, the other one.
 
2018-03-06 09:53:01 AM  

mjbok: EyeballKid: I think every other NFL team owner colluding to do the same had a bigger impact.

Except this didn't happen.


LOL, okay. How are those magic beans coming along?
 
2018-03-06 10:00:01 AM  

EyeballKid: mjbok: EyeballKid: I think every other NFL team owner colluding to do the same had a bigger impact.

Except this didn't happen.

LOL, okay. How are those magic beans coming along?


You realize he was saying that the NFL owners did collude, but this story is false because it wasn't _THE_military giving orders?
 
2018-03-06 10:00:01 AM  

EyeballKid: mjbok: EyeballKid: I think every other NFL team owner colluding to do the same had a bigger impact.

Except this didn't happen.

LOL, okay. How are those magic beans coming along?


I dunno about magic beans, ask Colin. He's the one who killed his career, no one else.
The collusion thing is funny because people can't understand that each team individually looked at him/his waning performance and decided the shiatshow he brings isn't worth his "talents".
Stick a fork in him. His career is done and his lawsuit isn't going anywhere.
 
2018-03-06 10:01:12 AM  
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2018-03-06 10:02:59 AM  

BigSquibowski: EyeballKid: mjbok: EyeballKid: I think every other NFL team owner colluding to do the same had a bigger impact.

Except this didn't happen.

LOL, okay. How are those magic beans coming along?

I dunno about magic beans, ask Colin. He's the one who killed his career, no one else.
The collusion thing is funny because people can't understand that each team individually looked at him/his waning performance and decided the shiatshow he brings isn't worth his "talents".
Stick a fork in him. His career is done and his lawsuit isn't going anywhere.


I'm not saying there wasn't collusion.  I don't think there was, but I don't know.  However the original post did that every owner was in on it, which just didn't happen.  Some, possibly.  Maybe even a dozen, though I doubt it.  Every team, not a chance
 
2018-03-06 10:04:12 AM  

mjbok: EyeballKid: I think every other NFL team owner colluding to do the same had a bigger impact.

Except this didn't happen.


What if it did?
 
2018-03-06 10:07:42 AM  
No one wants pineapple on pizza either. It doesn't require a "conspiracy".
 
2018-03-06 10:10:35 AM  

mjbok: BigSquibowski: EyeballKid: mjbok: EyeballKid: I think every other NFL team owner colluding to do the same had a bigger impact.

Except this didn't happen.

LOL, okay. How are those magic beans coming along?

I dunno about magic beans, ask Colin. He's the one who killed his career, no one else.
The collusion thing is funny because people can't understand that each team individually looked at him/his waning performance and decided the shiatshow he brings isn't worth his "talents".
Stick a fork in him. His career is done and his lawsuit isn't going anywhere.

I'm not saying there wasn't collusion.  I don't think there was, but I don't know.  However the original post did that every owner was in on it, which just didn't happen.  Some, possibly.  Maybe even a dozen, though I doubt it.  Every team, not a chance


Why? Do you honestly believe that every pro sports team cares about winning? I'd imagine maybe a fourth of them do, and the other three-fourths know they just have to put forth the impression that they care about winning just enough to lure the same fans in every year. At least four teams (Dolphins, Texans, Bears, Ravens) could have plugged Kap in the QB slot and had an improved win-loss record last year. That these same teams' fans will continue to fork over money, all while the Texans are planning to not hire any player who's protested, is something worthy of a Warner Brothers-style dissolve into a sucker.
 
2018-03-06 10:13:40 AM  
Collusion doesn't require that every owner be in on it, just two. If such an agreement was made verbally it's probably impossible to prove. For the purposes of a collusion suit, the loser parade of guys who got contracts instead doesn't matter.

If it really was the individual judgment of owners not to offer a contract, that's their legal right. But you're stupid as hell if you are still, STILL, looking at all this and saying "yep it was 100% football reasons distraction blah blah blah".
 
2018-03-06 10:14:48 AM  

EyeballKid: Why? Do you honestly believe that every pro sports team cares about winning?


The Chicago Blackhawks spent the The Bill Wirtz era not caring about winning... or attendance... or television contracts.
 
2018-03-06 10:17:21 AM  

EyeballKid: mjbok: BigSquibowski: EyeballKid: mjbok: EyeballKid: I think every other NFL team owner colluding to do the same had a bigger impact.

Except this didn't happen.

LOL, okay. How are those magic beans coming along?

I dunno about magic beans, ask Colin. He's the one who killed his career, no one else.
The collusion thing is funny because people can't understand that each team individually looked at him/his waning performance and decided the shiatshow he brings isn't worth his "talents".
Stick a fork in him. His career is done and his lawsuit isn't going anywhere.

I'm not saying there wasn't collusion.  I don't think there was, but I don't know.  However the original post did that every owner was in on it, which just didn't happen.  Some, possibly.  Maybe even a dozen, though I doubt it.  Every team, not a chance

Why? Do you honestly believe that every pro sports team cares about winning? I'd imagine maybe a fourth of them do, and the other three-fourths know they just have to put forth the impression that they care about winning just enough to lure the same fans in every year. At least four teams (Dolphins, Texans, Bears, Ravens) could have plugged Kap in the QB slot and had an improved win-loss record last year. That these same teams' fans will continue to fork over money, all while the Texans are planning to not hire any player who's protested, is something worthy of a Warner Brothers-style dissolve into a sucker.


Not every team had a need.  Of those that did, some had an offense that wouldn't work for CK. Of those with need and a matching offense some just probably didn't want the head ache.  Walk back "every team"and it's a discussion.  Keep it and it's just not true, at the very least not demonstrably true.
 
2018-03-06 10:18:51 AM  

ElwoodCuse: Collusion doesn't require that every owner be in on it, just two. If such an agreement was made verbally it's probably impossible to prove. For the purposes of a collusion suit, the loser parade of guys who got contracts instead doesn't matter.

If it really was the individual judgment of owners not to offer a contract, that's their legal right. But you're stupid as hell if you are still, STILL, looking at all this and saying "yep it was 100% football reasons distraction blah blah blah".


I didn't say there wasn't collusion. I said I don't believe there was.  I did say that not every team colluded, which was what I responded to originally.
 
2018-03-06 10:22:58 AM  

BigSquibowski: EyeballKid: mjbok: EyeballKid: I think every other NFL team owner colluding to do the same had a bigger impact.

Except this didn't happen.

LOL, okay. How are those magic beans coming along?

I dunno about magic beans, ask Colin. He's the one who killed his career, no one else.
The collusion thing is funny because people can't understand that each team individually looked at him/his waning performance and decided the shiatshow he brings isn't worth his "talents".
Stick a fork in him. His career is done and his lawsuit isn't going anywhere.


Waning performance?  16 TDs to 4 INTs in 12 games for a suck-ass 49ers team is "waning" performance?  Hell, that was only 4 TDs (and 11 fewer INTs) than Flacco's 2016 16-game season and 2 TDs behind Joe Flacco's 2017 season.  Even if you consider Kaepernick to be "waning" he's still better than Flacco.

And teams went with QBs like Tyrod Taylor, Jay Cutler, Josh McCown, and Jacoby Brissett instead of Kaepernick and it wasn't for production reasons.  And if you really want to talk about waning performances how was Nick Foles doing before this year?

Kaep wasn't left unsigned because he couldn't help a team.  He's been blackballed for having - as the NFL sees it - a politically incorrect opinion.
 
2018-03-06 10:24:59 AM  
I think that when it comes to the Ravens' situation, Ray Lewis's take (as reported in the article) makes more sense:

"We were talking about giving this kid an opportunity to get back in the National Football League," Lewis said on Inside the NFL. "I have been fighting for this kid behind the table like nobody has ... Then, his girl goes out and puts out this racist gesture and doesn't know we are in the back office about to try to get this guy signed."

Seattle, though, is weird. That would have been the perfect spot for him. Carolina would be great, too. If he's willing to slot in as a dedicated backup role for a backup's money, both of those seem like great spots.
 
2018-03-06 10:32:42 AM  

AdmirableSnackbar: BigSquibowski: EyeballKid: mjbok: EyeballKid: I think every other NFL team owner colluding to do the same had a bigger impact.

Except this didn't happen.

LOL, okay. How are those magic beans coming along?

I dunno about magic beans, ask Colin. He's the one who killed his career, no one else.
The collusion thing is funny because people can't understand that each team individually looked at him/his waning performance and decided the shiatshow he brings isn't worth his "talents".
Stick a fork in him. His career is done and his lawsuit isn't going anywhere.

Waning performance?  16 TDs to 4 INTs in 12 games for a suck-ass 49ers team is "waning" performance?  Hell, that was only 4 TDs (and 11 fewer INTs) than Flacco's 2016 16-game season and 2 TDs behind Joe Flacco's 2017 season.  Even if you consider Kaepernick to be "waning" he's still better than Flacco.

And teams went with QBs like Tyrod Taylor, Jay Cutler, Josh McCown, and Jacoby Brissett instead of Kaepernick and it wasn't for production reasons.  And if you really want to talk about waning performances how was Nick Foles doing before this year?

Kaep wasn't left unsigned because he couldn't help a team.  He's been blackballed for having - as the NFL sees it - a politically incorrect opinion.


Take Miami off your board.  As much as a dumpster fire as Cutler was, he had a history with the coaching staff and they figured they could just plug him in for a year.
 
2018-03-06 10:34:07 AM  

meanmutton: I think that when it comes to the Ravens' situation, Ray Lewis's take (as reported in the article) makes more sense:

"We were talking about giving this kid an opportunity to get back in the National Football League," Lewis said on Inside the NFL. "I have been fighting for this kid behind thie table like nobody has ... Then, his girl goes out and puts out this racist gesture and doesn't know we are in the back office about to try to get this guy signed."


When I think a guy whose stories can never be questioned for accuracy, it's Ray Lewis.

/Wonder what suit he wore when he talked to the NFL?
 
2018-03-06 10:35:32 AM  
Kaep wasn't left unsigned because he couldn't help a team.  He's been blackballed for having - as the NFL sees it - a politically incorrect opinion.


I bet you believe the stripper really likes you too.
 
2018-03-06 10:39:13 AM  

AdmirableSnackbar: And teams went with QBs like Tyrod Taylor, Jay Cutler, Josh McCown, and Jacoby Brissett instead of Kaepernick and it wasn't for production reasons.


Taylor dragged the Bills into the playoffs.
 
2018-03-06 10:41:25 AM  
Very unlikely.  If he was any good he'd be signed.  See: domestic abuse.  If you're good, you keep your job, maybe with a suspension.  If you're bad, you get cut.  The NFL doesn't care about public perception if you are good.
 
2018-03-06 10:47:53 AM  

doubled99: Kaep wasn't left unsigned because he couldn't help a team.  He's been blackballed for having - as the NFL sees it - a politically incorrect opinion.


I bet you believe the stripper really likes you too.


When you can't argue the facts, argue ad hominem.
 
2018-03-06 10:48:36 AM  

AdmirableSnackbar: BigSquibowski: EyeballKid: mjbok: EyeballKid: I think every other NFL team owner colluding to do the same had a bigger impact.

Except this didn't happen.

LOL, okay. How are those magic beans coming along?

I dunno about magic beans, ask Colin. He's the one who killed his career, no one else.
The collusion thing is funny because people can't understand that each team individually looked at him/his waning performance and decided the shiatshow he brings isn't worth his "talents".
Stick a fork in him. His career is done and his lawsuit isn't going anywhere.

Waning performance?  16 TDs to 4 INTs in 12 games for a suck-ass 49ers team is "waning" performance?  Hell, that was only 4 TDs (and 11 fewer INTs) than Flacco's 2016 16-game season and 2 TDs behind Joe Flacco's 2017 season.  Even if you consider Kaepernick to be "waning" he's still better than Flacco.

And teams went with QBs like Tyrod Taylor, Jay Cutler, Josh McCown, and Jacoby Brissett instead of Kaepernick and it wasn't for production reasons.  And if you really want to talk about waning performances how was Nick Foles doing before this year?

Kaep wasn't left unsigned because he couldn't help a team.  He's been blackballed for having - as the NFL sees it - a politically incorrect opinion.


If you look at comprehensive stats, Kaepernick wasn't particularly good. In 2016, he had 49.5 QBR, -0.7 points added, -17.5% DVOA. Comparing him to Flacco is an interesting choice - Flacco has been flat out bad the last two years. Flacco only has a job right now because it's cheaper against the cap to keep him on the team than to cut him.

I think there are teams he could have helped - Seattle, Carolina, Buffalo for instance - but really he's a backup at this point.
 
2018-03-06 10:50:47 AM  
According to Ray Lewis, they were gonna sign Kaepernick until Kaepernick's girlfriend posted a picture comparing the Raven's owner to a slave owner.
 
2018-03-06 10:55:22 AM  

AdmirableSnackbar: BigSquibowski: EyeballKid: mjbok: EyeballKid: I think every other NFL team owner colluding to do the same had a bigger impact.

Except this didn't happen.

LOL, okay. How are those magic beans coming along?

I dunno about magic beans, ask Colin. He's the one who killed his career, no one else.
The collusion thing is funny because people can't understand that each team individually looked at him/his waning performance and decided the shiatshow he brings isn't worth his "talents".
Stick a fork in him. His career is done and his lawsuit isn't going anywhere.

Waning performance?  16 TDs to 4 INTs in 12 games for a suck-ass 49ers team is "waning" performance?  Hell, that was only 4 TDs (and 11 fewer INTs) than Flacco's 2016 16-game season and 2 TDs behind Joe Flacco's 2017 season.  Even if you consider Kaepernick to be "waning" he's still better than Flacco.

And teams went with QBs like Tyrod Taylor, Jay Cutler, Josh McCown, and Jacoby Brissett instead of Kaepernick and it wasn't for production reasons.  And if you really want to talk about waning performances how was Nick Foles doing before this year?

Kaep wasn't left unsigned because he couldn't help a team.  He's been blackballed for having - as the NFL sees it - a politically incorrect opinion.


Did you actually watch him play? Kaepernick had the passing accuracy of a drunken Ray Charles and he supposedly wanted $9-$10 million per year. He also was only productive on an offensive scheme designed specially for his style of play, and no team is going to do that for a backup. He is good enough to be a backup, sure. But so is Tim Tebow. Teams aren't going to put up with distractions for a backup QB.
 
2018-03-06 10:57:04 AM  

meanmutton: AdmirableSnackbar: BigSquibowski: EyeballKid: mjbok: EyeballKid: I think every other NFL team owner colluding to do the same had a bigger impact.

Except this didn't happen.

LOL, okay. How are those magic beans coming along?

I dunno about magic beans, ask Colin. He's the one who killed his career, no one else.
The collusion thing is funny because people can't understand that each team individually looked at him/his waning performance and decided the shiatshow he brings isn't worth his "talents".
Stick a fork in him. His career is done and his lawsuit isn't going anywhere.

Waning performance?  16 TDs to 4 INTs in 12 games for a suck-ass 49ers team is "waning" performance?  Hell, that was only 4 TDs (and 11 fewer INTs) than Flacco's 2016 16-game season and 2 TDs behind Joe Flacco's 2017 season.  Even if you consider Kaepernick to be "waning" he's still better than Flacco.

And teams went with QBs like Tyrod Taylor, Jay Cutler, Josh McCown, and Jacoby Brissett instead of Kaepernick and it wasn't for production reasons.  And if you really want to talk about waning performances how was Nick Foles doing before this year?

Kaep wasn't left unsigned because he couldn't help a team.  He's been blackballed for having - as the NFL sees it - a politically incorrect opinion.

If you look at comprehensive stats, Kaepernick wasn't particularly good. In 2016, he had 49.5 QBR, -0.7 points added, -17.5% DVOA. Comparing him to Flacco is an interesting choice - Flacco has been flat out bad the last two years. Flacco only has a job right now because it's cheaper against the cap to keep him on the team than to cut him.

I think there are teams he could have helped - Seattle, Carolina, Buffalo for instance - but really he's a backup at this point.


I reject most advanced football stats; this isn't baseball and there are too many external factors involved to take things like QBR and DVOA seriously.  Point is that he performed well on a shiat team.  He could have helped more than just three teams and his not being signed had nothing to do with on-field performance because his on-field performance in 2016 was much better than some people are making it out to be and certainly it was much better as many quarterbacks who were active in the NFL in 2017.
 
2018-03-06 10:58:18 AM  
Here is what actual NFL scouts and executives said about him before and after his protest: http://www.espn.com/nfl/stor​y/_/id/194​46123/how-nfl-coaches-general-managers​-defined-colin-kaepernick-2017-nfl

Even before his protest, they were saying he was not very promising anymore.
 
2018-03-06 10:59:25 AM  

AdmirableSnackbar: I reject most advanced football stats; this isn't baseball and there are too many external factors involved to take things like QBR and DVOA seriously.  Point is that he performed well on a shiat team.  He could have helped more than just three teams and his not being signed had nothing to do with on-field performance because his on-field performance in 2016 was much better than some people are making it out to be and certainly it was much better as many quarterbacks who were active in the NFL in 2017.


And yet you only go by TD:INT ratio? Lol
 
2018-03-06 11:01:06 AM  

machoprogrammer: According to Ray Lewis, they were gonna sign Kaepernick until Kaepernick's girlfriend posted a picture comparing the Raven's owner to a slave owner.


At least the Ravens have had a strong pro-"Keeping her quiet" stance for years.


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She was probably about to cause a distraction.
 
2018-03-06 11:02:24 AM  

machoprogrammer: Here is what actual NFL scouts and executives said about him before and after his protest: http://www.espn.com/nfl/story​/_/id/19446123/how-nfl-coaches-general​-managers-defined-colin-kaepernick-201​7-nfl

Even before his protest, they were saying he was not very promising anymore.


You know who else wasn't promising?  Sam Bradford and Nick Foles.  Plus a whole lot of QBs that have never even at their best looked like they might be as mediocre as Kaepernick had shown his floor to be.

I know you don't like him - hell, I don't think he's a very good QB either.  But the QB situation in the NFL is bad enough that he should be on a team based on performance alone. And if you're a good enough coach you can win with Kaepernick.
 
2018-03-06 11:06:18 AM  

machoprogrammer: AdmirableSnackbar: I reject most advanced football stats; this isn't baseball and there are too many external factors involved to take things like QBR and DVOA seriously.  Point is that he performed well on a shiat team.  He could have helped more than just three teams and his not being signed had nothing to do with on-field performance because his on-field performance in 2016 was much better than some people are making it out to be and certainly it was much better as many quarterbacks who were active in the NFL in 2017.

And yet you only go by TD:INT ratio? Lol


Not alone, but it's a pretty damn good "take the temperature" statistic.  If you've got a high TD:INT ratio you were doing something very right.  It's not enough to get a full read of a QB's performance but it does show whether or not they belong in the league as a baseline test.  Plus stats nerds have already taken the fun out of baseball, let's not let them ruin another sport too.
 
2018-03-06 11:18:29 AM  

AdmirableSnackbar: doubled99: Kaep wasn't left unsigned because he couldn't help a team.  He's been blackballed for having - as the NFL sees it - a politically incorrect opinion.


I bet you believe the stripper really likes you too.

When you can't argue the facts, argue ad hominem.


The facts have been laid out for all to see. No one wants a sub-par QB with major baggage. That's it.
You keep clinging to your fantasy conspiracy theories.
 
2018-03-06 11:20:58 AM  

AdmirableSnackbar: Kaep wasn't left unsigned because he couldn't help a team. He's been blackballed for having - as the NFL sees it - a politically incorrect opinion.


He's being blackballed because of the shiatstorm he would bring with him. He's not talented enough to be worth it for most teams.
 
2018-03-06 11:21:33 AM  

AdmirableSnackbar: machoprogrammer: AdmirableSnackbar: I reject most advanced football stats; this isn't baseball and there are too many external factors involved to take things like QBR and DVOA seriously.  Point is that he performed well on a shiat team.  He could have helped more than just three teams and his not being signed had nothing to do with on-field performance because his on-field performance in 2016 was much better than some people are making it out to be and certainly it was much better as many quarterbacks who were active in the NFL in 2017.

And yet you only go by TD:INT ratio? Lol

Not alone, but it's a pretty damn good "take the temperature" statistic.  If you've got a high TD:INT ratio you were doing something very right.  It's not enough to get a full read of a QB's performance but it does show whether or not they belong in the league as a baseline test.  Plus stats nerds have already taken the fun out of baseball, let's not let them ruin another sport too.


There's far more to it than TD and INT, though. He averaged under 200 yards passing per game when he started. That's really shiatty. He also was complete dogshiat when passing from the pocket (if you actually watched him play, you'd see that)
 
2018-03-06 11:29:06 AM  

AdmirableSnackbar: I reject most advanced football stats; this isn't baseball and there are too many external factors involved to take things like QBR and DVOA seriously.  Point is that he performed well on a shiat team.  He could have helped more ...


That's where we disagree. He performed poorly. QBR and DVOA do a better job of reducing those external factors than simply looking at TDs and INTs.
 
2018-03-06 11:30:56 AM  
Maybe the Kap supporters can find some mediocre actor that they feel isn't getting enough good movie roles to champion in the future
 
2018-03-06 11:33:59 AM  

Ow! That was my feelings!: AdmirableSnackbar: Kaep wasn't left unsigned because he couldn't help a team. He's been blackballed for having - as the NFL sees it - a politically incorrect opinion.

He's being blackballed because of the shiatstorm he would bring with him. He's not talented enough to be worth it for most teams.


Yes, because no one else protested at all like Kaep did.  The shiatstorm around him is not of his doing it's that conservatives are upset that there's a black man who has the temerity to not only be a QB but have an opinion, too.  And because that's the only reason why he's not on a roster I hope he takes the NFL to the cleaners.
 
2018-03-06 11:36:58 AM  
Wouldn't be the first time someone swore an Oath to defend the Constitution but had no idea what was in it.
 
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