Colin Kaepernick RUMORS & NEWS

  • LeBron agrees that Colin Kaepernick is being blackballed by NFL

    ESPN "Add LeBron James to the chorus of Colin Kaepernick supporters in the sports world who believe the former San Francisco 49ers is being blackballed by the NFL because of his role in popularizing player protests before games. "I love football but I'm not part of the NFL," James told ESPN following..." November 19

  • Kaepernick Is GQ's 2017 Citizen of the Year

    GQ "Much has changed in the four years since Colin Kaepernick was last on the cover of GQ. Back then he was a rippling superhero of a quarterback on the rise. But a simple act—kneeling during the national anthem—changed everything. It cost him his job. It also transformed Colin Kaepernick into a..." November 13

  • Kaepernick's lawyer thought it was 'no-brainer' team would sign QB after lawsuit

    Total Pro Sports "Last Tuesday, Colin Kaepernick’s lawyer boldly stated he expected a team to call and sign his client to the team with ten days, stating, “I think the NFL has to come to their senses, and realize every day that goes by just proves the collusion case even more.” Well, nine days later and..." November 12

  • NFL invited Colin Kaepernick to meet 1-on-1 with Roger Goodell

    ESPN "The NFL has invited Colin Kaepernick to attend a one-on-one meeting with commissioner Roger Goodell and is waiting on a response from the embattled quarterback, a league spokesman told ESPN's Jim Trotter. Troy Vincent, the NFL's executive vice president of football operations, texted Kaepernick..." November 07

  • Texans haven’t contacted Colin Kaepernick

    Clutch Points "A few iffy reports came on Sunday, claiming that the Houston Texans were kicking the tires on bringing in quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Not only were those reports quickly refuted as an iffy PR tactic by the team, but credible reporters have since said the National Football League franchise..." November 06

  • Texans have discussed idea of signing Kaepernick

    Bleacher Report "With Deshaun Watson out for the rest of the 2017 season, the Houston Texans are weighing the prospect of signing Colin Kaepernick. Fox Sports' Jay Glazer reported Sunday that some inside the Texans are wondering whether Kaepernick would be a good replacement for the injured Watson. Watson..." November 05

  • Goodell to be deposed in Kaepernick collusion case

    ESPN "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, along with at least two other NFL executives, will be deposed and asked to turn over all cell phone records and emails in relation to the Colin Kaepernick collusion case against the NFL, a league source tells ESPN. NFL owners that will be deposed include Dallas'..." November 05

  • Colin Kaepernick collusion case centers around ten teams

    Yardbarker "At the very least, Colin Kaepernick’s collusion suit against the NFL appears to be causing some major headaches in league offices. Yahoo! Sports’s Charles Robinson detailed Friday how the NFL has begun building a defense against the allegations, but there has been building “agitation” among the..." November 03

  • NFL owners called for depositions, cellphone records in Colin Kaepernick collusion case

    ESPN "Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and Houston Texans owner Bob McNair, among others, will be deposed and asked to turn over all cellphone records and emails in relation to the Colin Kaepernick collusion case against the NFL, a league source told ESPN's Adam..." November 03

  • Bob McNair hasn’t signed off on a Kaepernick workout

    Pro Football Talk "With fewer and fewer experienced veteran quarterbacks available, news of the torn ACL suffered by Texan quarterback Deshaun Watson sparked immediate speculation that the team would sign Colin Kaepernick. And so, of course, the Texans promptly signed Matt McGloin. As to a report (that has since..." November 03

  • Texans Have No Plans To Work Out Colin Kaepernick

    Pro Football Rumors "Texans owner Bob McNair has not given coaches the green light to audition Colin Kaepernick, despite a report from Howard Balzer of Sports On Earth (Twitter link) indicating otherwise. Balzer now indicates that his tweet was intended to be a joke. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk has confirmed that..." November 02

  • Colin Kaepernick Lawyer Mark Geragos Expects QB to Sign Contract Within 10 Days

    Bleacher Report "Mark Geragos, the attorney for Colin Kaepernick, said Tuesday he expects the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback to be signed within 10 days. During an appearance on The Adam Carolla Show, Geragos had this response when asked to give a prediction about Kaepernick's future. "I think..." November 01

  • Cop won't be punished for controversial Colin Kaepernick Halloween costume

    CBS Sports "A University of Nevada, Reno police officer will not be punished for wearing a Halloween costume mocking Colin Kaepernick, says the department's police chief. Chief Adam Garcia apologized Sunday for the "insensitive" costume worn by one of his officers, but said that officer would not face..." October 31

  • Jed York emerges as potentially key figure in Kaepernick collusion case

    Pro Football Talk "Texans owner Bob McNair has made himself the first witness to be questioned under oath in the Colin Kaepernick collusion case due to McNair’s private (or so he thought) “inmates running the prison” remark from the recent ownership meetings. Another owner who made a more public comment at those..." October 29

  • Kaepernick’s lawyer calls McNair remark a “smoking gun for collusion”

    Pro Football Talk "Friday’s developments regarding Texans owner Bob McNair will have an impact beyond Houston, apparently. In his weekly Reasonable Doubt podcast, attorney Mark Geragos characterized McNair’s comment that “[w]e can’t have the inmates running the prison” as being directly relevant to quarterback..." October 28

  • Kaepernick to join players at meeting with owners

    New York Daily News "Colin Kaepernick will attend the next meeting between NFL players and owners, according to a Yahoo Sports report. NFL spokesman Joe Lockhart said the former quarterback would be invited by the players, not the league, while on a conference call with national reporters on Wednesday. The next..." October 25

  • Colin Kaepernick lands million-dollar book deal

    Page Six "Colin Kaepernick has inked a book deal worth just over $1 million with Random House imprint One World, Page Six has exclusively learned. One World’s headed by book world superstar Chris Jackson, who also publishes Jay-Z and Ta-Nehisi Coates. He launched One World last year. Ex-San..." October 24

  • Colin Kaepernick is shopping a book

    Page Six "Colin Kaepernick is shopping a book, sources exclusively tell Page Six. The ex-San Francisco 49ers quarterback launched the current movement of NFL players protesting during the national anthem, and he’s filed a controversial collusion grievance against league owners. A source says that..." October 23

  • Colin Kaepernick's collusion grievance against NFL moving forward

    CBS Sports "Colin Kaepernick's collusion grievance against the NFL is already starting to move forward, sources said, with the sides beginning to exchange communications about how the initial stages of the process should unfold. During this discovery stage, with requests for evidence made, Kaepnerick's..." October 22

  • How Colin Kaepernick’s Collusion Suit Could Ultimately Put an End to Donald Trump Tweeting & Talking Crazy

    Black Sports Online "Donald Trump has talked about Colin Kaepernick often and it has always been to make sure he doesn’t get a job in the NFL. Amazingly those tweets and comments could end up with Kaepernick and the President going head to head in the Supreme Court. Amy Dash explains. If Colin Kaepernick..." October 21

  • 49ers owner Jed York says league hasn't blackballed Colin Kaepernick

    ESPN "San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York has been one of the NFL's most outspoken owners when it comes to supporting the right of players to protest, as protests during the national anthem have dotted the league in the past year-plus. On the heels of former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick filing a..." October 20

  • Michael Bennett: First step to resolving anthem issue is getting Kaepernick on a team

    Pro Football Talk "As the NFL tries to persuade all players to choose to stand for the national anthem, one of the players on the front lines of the movement has identified one key step that needs to happen before the situation can be resolved: Colin Kaepernick needs to be on a team. “I got to talk to the players..." October 19

  • Colin Kaepernick's attorney on collusion case: I predict we will have a smoking gun

    CBS Sports "Colin Kaepernick opted out of his contract with the 49ers in the offseason and has been a free agent ever since -- even though he said last month that he's "ready now" to play in the NFL. Depending on who you ask, Kaepernick's fate isn't about him being blackballed for kneeling during the national..." October 18

  • Report: Colin Kaepernick invited to, did not attend NFL Meeting

    247 Sports "Today's meeting between the NFL and its players would have had a very special guest - Had he shown up. According to a report by Stephanie Wash, Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins stated that free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick was invited to today's meeting between the NFL and..." October 17

  • Lawyer says Kaepernick wasn't invited to league anthem meeting

    SI "Contrasting Malcom Jenkins' assertion that Colin Kaepernick was invited to the NFL's quarterly meeting between owners, players and the commissioner, Kaepernick's lawyer said the former 49ers quarterback was not invited but is open to further discussion with the league. Quarterly meetings are a..." October 17

  • How much could Colin Kaepernick win in his collusion case against the NFL?

    CNN "Colin Kaepernick isn't playing this season, and that's costing him millions. Kaepernick had started the National Anthem protests that are now roiling the NFL. He hasn't been signed by a team since. In a grievance filed against the league, he alleges that NFL teams colluded not to sign him due..." October 17

  • No 'smoking gun' in Colin Kaepernick grievance, but don't assume he doesn't have one

    Sporting News "Two months ago, back when NFL teams were passing over Colin Kaepernick during the preseason instead of the regular season, winning a collusion case against the league was expected to be "an uphill battle," according to one legal expert. Now that a grievance has been filed on Kaepernick’s behalf,..." October 17

  • Colin Kaepernick Wants To Terminate CBA

    Pro Football Rumors "Although Colin Kaepernick has filed a collusion lawsuit against NFL owners, his ultimate goal may not simply be gaining entrance into the league. Instead, Kaepernick is attempting to end the current contractual bargaining agreement that exists between the NFL and the NFLPA, according to Mike..." October 17

  • To prove collusion, Colin Kaepernick better be able to provide the smoking gun

    NBC Bay Area "The only thing you need to understand about Colin Kaepernick’s action against the NFL is this. If he has paperwork proving that the owners conspired to keep him out of football, he wins. If he doesn’t, he almost certainly loses. Oh, there’s a lot of gobbled-lawyerese in any court proceeding;..." October 16

  • Colin Kaepernick Reportedly Files Grievance Against NFL Owners for Collusion

    Bleacher Report "After remaining unsigned through six weeks of the 2017 NFL season, Colin Kaepernick claims the league is participating in collusion. According to Bleacher Report's Mike Freeman, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback has filed a grievance against the owners for collusion under the latest..." October 15

  • NFL reporter now says he never asked Kaepernick if he'd stand for anthem

    ABC News "An NFL reporter is now taking back a statement he made live on TV this morning that former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is not planning to continue kneeling in protest during the national anthem if he is given a chance to play in the league again. After reporter Jason La Canfora's..." October 08

  • Colin Kaepernick tells CBS he’ll stand during national anthem if given chance to play football in NFL again

    ESPN "Free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick is dedicated to a return to the NFL, continuing a daily regimen that lasts several hours, according to CBS Sports. Kaepernick spoke with CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora for an off-camera interview and reportedly said he will go anywhere to work out for an..." October 08

  • Ex-Titans GM says Colin Kaepernick not worth the ‘circus’

    Larry Brown Sports "Colin Kaepernick remains a free agent even after yet another NFL team found itself in need of a veteran quarterback, and the former general manager of that team is not surprised Kaepernick never received a call. Earlier in the week, the Tennessee Titans decided to sign Brandon Weeden with..." October 06

  • Kaepernick finally says he wants to play

    Pro Football Talk "As noted last week on Football Night in America, Colin Kaepernick is working out five days per week and ready to play football. And he wants to play football. After months of silence, Kaepernick has in comments to Shaun King of the New York Daily News. King asked Kaepernick whether hew wants..." September 17

  • Tom Brady on Colin Kaepernick: 'I Hope He Gets a Shot'

    SI "New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says that Colin Kaepernick is qualified for an NFL job. Brady is the latest NFL player to comment on the free-agent quarterback, who has not been signed to an active roster, despite belief that he is better than some of the quarterback who have..." September 17

  • Jay-Z dedicates song to Colin Kaepernick at NYC concert

    ESPN "Jay-Z performed his first headlining concert in three years in his hometown of New York City on Friday, a show that featured his popular hits and a dedication to outspoken football player Colin Kaepernick. The Brooklyn rapper kicked off the first of three days of the Meadows Music and Arts..." September 16

  • Dolphins owner Stephen Ross says he was open to signing Colin Kaepernick

    Larry Brown Sports "There has been a lot of talk about NFL owners blocking their football people from signing Colin Kaepernick, but Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross insists that was not the case with his team after Ryan Tannehill got hurt. Ross was a special guest at the “Detroit Homecoming” event Thursday night,..." September 15

  • NFLPA gives Colin Kaepernick weekly 'Community MVP' award

    Sporting News "The NFL Players' Association has named Colin Kaepernick its "Community MVP" for Week 1 of the NFL season in recognition of his ongoing contributions to charity. The free-agent quarterback last week donated $25,000 each to four separate charities and supported a backpack giveaway that provided..." September 15

  • Bill Cowher Attacks Colin Kaepernick's Desire to Play Football For Basically No Reason

    Complex "Professional talking heads have tried to use every excuse in the book to explain why Colin Kaepernick does not currently have an NFL job. Everything from his girlfriend's tweets to Donald Trump have been credited as the reason he's out of work, while lesser talents are Week One starters around the..." September 10

  • Kaepernick rally scheduled for Soldier Field on Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "Mike Glennon will make his debut as the Bears starting quarterback on Sunday at Soldier Field. Before the game, a protest will be held in support of an unemployed quarterback with far more significant career accomplishments. Dubbed the Standing 4 Kaepernick Protest — Chicago, a source with..." September 09

  • Cam Newton on Colin Kaepernick being unemployed: ‘I think it’s unfair’

    Sportsnaut "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is not one to speak up on the biggest and most controversial topics of the day. He’s remains quiet on numerous issues surrounding the football world and the broader American political landscape. That’s why it was a bit of a surprise that Newton actually..." September 05

  • The City of Cleveland Would Be The Perfect Place For Colin Kaepernick

    The Sports Fan Journal "As the story goes, Paul Brown considered it logical, not virtuous, to sign black players to his new team, the Cleveland Browns. In 1997, Brown’s son Mike told the New York Times, ”His comment to me was that ‘This wasn’t anything I did to advance a cause. All I was trying to do was get the best..." September 05

  • Kaepernick's former QB coach: Poor pocket play reason for unemployment

    Pro Football Talk "So far, coaches and personnel men have only lined up to rip Colin Kaepernick anonymously. But at least one coach who worked with the former 49ers quarterback is willing to go on the record saying he’s convinced Kaepernick’s unemployed because of football and not politics. Steve Logan, who..." September 02

  • Why 49ers should induct Colin Kaepernick into Ring of Honor

    CSN Bay Area "The San Francisco 49ers are putting a ring of honor (or in its proper capitalized form, a Ring of Honor) at Levi’s Stadium to note the contributions of players who predated the Jed Administration, and for those of you who go for this kind of thing, swell. I mean, if you can’t fill the place with..." August 31

  • Colin Kaepernick’s unemployment gets the anonymous exec treatment

    Pro Football Talk "Colin Kaepernick‘s lack of a job has been a long-running storyline this offseason, particularly when it comes to whether he’s without a team because of football reasons or because his national anthem protests and other actions last season have led the league to blackball him. Albert Breer of..." August 31

  • Broncos open to considering Colin Kaepernick

    Sportsnaut "The Denver Broncos are in a bit of a pickle when it comes to their quarterbacks. Backup Paxton Lynch is dealing with a shoulder injury that will keep him sidelined approximately a few weeks. This of course leads to speculation as to whether the Broncos would consider free agent quarterback..." August 28

  • NFL owners are blackballing Colin Kaepernick and it’s time to admit it

    Black Sports Online "“It was reported that NFL owners don’t want to pick him up because they don’t want to get a nasty tweet from Donald Trump,” he said. “Do you believe that?” – President Donald J. Trump Twelve months passed since the world first noticed Colin Kaepernick’s protest, and nothing has changed for the..." August 28

  • Jim Brown: Colin Kaepernick has to decide if he's an activist or a football player

    Fanrag Sports "Free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick is approaching the 2017 season without a team to call his own. Whether or not his activism is directly correlated with his lack of a job, he remains without one. Asking Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown, the answer is simple: It’s either football or social..." August 26

  • Chicago bar owner refusing to show NFL games to support Colin Kaepernick

    Black Sports Online "It might not seem like much, but the message that Kaepernick started last season is starting to be carried by the very people he took the knee for in the first place. Two black-owed Chicago-area sports bars are showing their support for Kaepernick STILL not being on an NFL roster (despite being..." August 25

  • Jaguars 'absolutely' open to signing Colin Kaepernick

    The 42 "THE JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS are open to the idea of signing Colin Kaepernick to alleviate their quarterback conundrum, according to club owner Shad Khan. Kaepernick attracted controversy last year, after refusing to stand for the national anthem in protest against social injustice in..." August 25