Groups Having Discussions With Partners Of Colin Kaepernick
As intrigued groups keep on doing investigate on Colin Kaepernick, there are discussions occurring with companions and partners of the free-operator quarterback, NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo revealed Friday, per sources acquainted with those discussions.
NFL Network’s Michael Silver revealed not long ago that different groups have enthusiasm for Kaepernick, which prompted a report that no group has connected straightforwardly to the quarterback’s camp.
Garafolo provided details regarding NFL Total Access, in any case, that groups are drawing nearer to making a possible move.
“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. But for now … we all see more positive signs that Kaepernick could be back in the league soon.”
Kaepernick has not played in the NFL since the 2016 season when he protested social injustice and police brutality in the U.S. by kneeling during the national anthem.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said earlier this month that he encourages a team to sign Kaepernick.
“If he wants to resume his career in the NFL, then obviously it’s gonna take a team to make that decision,” Goodell during an interview on ESPN. “But I welcome that, support a club making that decision and encourage them to do that.”