Tag : Colin Kaepernick
New Jersey National Anthem title : Catholic Diocese Will Suspend Athletes, Coaches Who Don’t Stand for National Anthem
summary : Catholic Diocese officials of Camden, N.J., issued an edict to its schools through a letter that indicated any player or staffer who "failed to demonstrate appropriate respect" (opted not to stand) for the national anthem would be subjected to suspension. "Let me be clear. We are not public institutions and free speech in all of its demonstrations, including protests, is not a guaranteed right," stated the superintendent in the letter.
date : Sep 16, 2016 11:30 AM EDT
NFL: Cleveland Browns at Philadelphia Eagles title : NFL Rumors: Cleveland Browns Fear RG3 Early Exit; Colin Kaepernick Trade in The Works
summary : The Cleveland Browns cannot seem to catch a break in their quarterback choices. In the previous NFL season, they had their hands full with Johnny Manziel and his issues off the gridiron. Armed with optimism in the offseason, the team later on signed Robert Griffin III and named him starting quarterback. However, it looks like the Cleveland Browns might have to splurge again for the same post as a Colin Kaepernick trade is expected to be the solution to their injury problems.
date : Sep 15, 2016 05:59 AM EDT
Colin Kaepernick title : San Francisco 49ers Trade Rumors: Team Eyeing Geno Smith as QB Colin Kaepernick’s Replacement
summary : Rumors suggest that the San Francisco 49ers might replace Colin Kaepernick with the New York Jets' Geno Smith as the backup quarterback for Blaine Gabbert. If this happen, it will be because of Kaepernick's performance, and not his political views and protests.
date : Sep 15, 2016 06:04 AM EDT
Blaine Gabbert title : NFL Rumors: 49ers Ready To Release Colin Kaepernick Following Blaine Gabbert’s Impressive Performance
summary : On Monday, Blaine Gabbert proved that the San Francisco 49ers did not make a mistake in naming him as the starting quarterback after leading the team to a 28-0 victory over the Los Angeles Rams. Given Gabbert's impressive performance, it seems the 49ers are now ready to completely part ways with Colin Kaepernick.
date : Sep 14, 2016 10:14 AM EDT
NFL title : Russell Wilson, Seahawks Lock Arms in Show of Unity While Dolphins Kneel for National Anthem
summary : While four Miami Dolphins players kneeled in protest during the national anthem on Sunday, quarterback Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks locked arms in a patriotic "demonstration of unity."
date : Sep 13, 2016 12:31 PM EDT
Drew Brees title : NFL Rumors: 49ers Could Replace Colin Kaepernick with Saints’ Drew Brees
summary : Given the current controversy that Colin Kaepernick is stirring in the NFL through his anti-national flag protests, the San Francisco 49ers could move to replace him with a quarterback who has a more positive or neutral reputation in the league. One athlete that could take the QB spot at San Francisco is Drew Brees since he and the New Orleans Saints are reportedly having problems with his contract.
date : Sep 12, 2016 10:34 AM EDT
John Tortorella title : World Cup Players Who Sit in National Anthem Will Sit Entire Game, Says Team USA Hockey Coach
summary : Team USA hockey coach John Tortorella made headlines this week when he told ESPN's Linda Cohn, "If any of my players sit on the bench for the national anthem, they will sit there the rest of the game." In the wake of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's "sitting protest" during the anthem regarding concerns about civil rights of minorities, Tortorella expressed a zero tolerance policy for players who refuse to participate in the U.S. national anthem during the 2016 World Cup of Hockey tournament.
date : Sep 11, 2016 10:11 AM EDT
Seattle Seahawks Build A Bridge Video title : Seattle Seahawks Announce 'Unity Plan' For National Anthem on Sept. 11
summary : After recent hullabaloo about several Seattle Seahawks' team members saying they were considering protesting the national anthem over civil rights concerns when the team faces the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorists' attacks, the rest of the team decided on a plan of action -- one of interlocking arms and standing during the anthem as a sign of unity, Seahawks' receiver Doug Baldwin said in a Facebook 42-second video released Saturday (Sept. 10). "Progress can and will be made only if we stand together," he calmly stated.
date : Sep 10, 2016 06:59 PM EDT
soccer title : Soccer Team Plays U.S. National Anthem Early to Prevent Player Protest
summary : The Washington Spirit women's soccer team on Wednesday played the U.S. national anthem while players were still in their locker rooms, preventing visiting star Megan Rapinoe from continuing her protest for social equality.
date : Sep 08, 2016 11:25 AM EDT
Colin Kaepernick title : Russell Wilson, Benjamin Watson Reveal Why They Won't Join Colin Kaepernick in Sitting for National Anthem
summary : Christian NFL stars Russell Wilson and Benjamin Watson have weighed in on Colin Kaepernick's decision to not stand during the National Anthem, explaining that while they understand his perspective, they will not be joining him in protesting the nation's flag.
date : Sep 08, 2016 11:17 AM EDT
Colin Kaepernick title : Did 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick Convert To Islam Before Staging Anti National Anthem Protests?
summary : Following Colin Kaepernick's controversial protests at San Francisco 49ers' preseason games, rumors have started to emerge that the quarterback may have converted to Islam. In a recent interview, Kaepernick clarified these rumors and said that the scrutiny he is experiencing from the public is related to society's Islamophobia.
date : Sep 08, 2016 08:21 AM EDT
Colin Kaepernick title : Colin Kaepernick To Retire Early After Losing Starting Job at San Francisco 49ers?
summary : Colin Kaepernick just lost his starting quarterback position with the San Francisco 49ers. Given his current status in the NFL following his politically-charged protests, he could get forced into an early retirement from professional football.
date : Sep 07, 2016 11:25 AM EDT
NFL: Preseason-San Francisco 49ers at San Diego Chargers title : NFL Rumors: Philadelphia Eagles Consider Colin Kaepernick Trade; Carson Wentz Slides from Top QB Spots
summary : The Philadelphia Eagles pulled off a surprise NFL trade when they sent Sam Bradford packing to the Minnesota Vikings just days before the regular season starts. With an underwhelming Chase Daniel and an inexperienced Carson Wentz, fans now question what are the plans of the Darren Sproles team. While others fear that the Philadelphia Eagles plan to put the future of the team on a rookie's shoulders, it appears that they had other plans as a Colin Kaepernick trade is said to be in the works.
date : Sep 05, 2016 10:45 AM EDT
Colin Kaepernick title : NFL's SF 49ers Colin Kaepernick Kneels during National Anthem, Continuing Protest
summary : San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick knelt with his arms folded during the performance of the U.S. national anthem during a pre-season game in San Diego on Thursday, continuing his protest against racial injustice and police brutality.
date : Sep 04, 2016 09:02 AM EDT
Colin Kaepernick title : NFL Rumors: San Francisco 49ers GMs Lashes Out on Colin Kaepernick, Calls Him a Traitor
summary : Various executives from the NFL have spoken up about San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's protest against the national anthem. But amidst the criticism, Kaepernick still continued his protest at a recent game and was even supported by teammate Eric Reid.
date : Sep 02, 2016 01:23 PM EDT
San Francisco 49ers' Kaepernick stands on the field before their NFL pre-season football game against Denver Broncos in San Francisco title : NFL Rumors: San Francisco 49ers Looking to Waive Colin Kaepernick Following National Anthem Protest
summary : Earlier this week, Colin Kaepernick became the center of controversy after he refused to stand up as the national anthem played during a preseason game of the San Francisco 49ers. Following his actions, the quarterback is now in danger of getting released from the team.
date : Aug 31, 2016 10:05 AM EDT
San Francisco 49ers' Kaepernick stands on the field before their NFL pre-season football game against Denver Broncos in San Francisco title : NFL Rumors: Green Bay Packers Offer Colin Kaepernick Trade; Aaron Rodgers, Eddy Lacy Want QB
summary : Colin Kaepernick seems to have reached the end of the road with the San Francisco 49ers after failing to keep up with the Chip Kelly system in the preseason games. However, it looks like the Green Bay Packers are offering a fresh start to the quarterback. Will Kap be a good backup for Aaron Rodgers? Or will this be a waste of time and money for the Jordy Nelson team?
date : Aug 30, 2016 10:44 AM EDT
Jared Goff title : NFL Rumors: Jared Goff 49ers Trade In The Works; Colin Kaepernick, Blaine Gabbert Fail To Impress Chip Kelly
summary : The San Francisco 49ers remain one of the most controversial teams in the NFL today. With still no starting quarterback declared to take over the leadership role in the former Jarryd Hayne squad, reports arise on the possibility of bringing another football star to compete against Colin Kaepernick and Blaine Gabbert. Chip Kelly, who has been known for his unconventional style such as his moves concerning Sam Bradford and DeMarco Murray in the Philadelphia Eagles roster, is said to be working on a Jared Goff trade this NFL offseason.
date : Aug 11, 2016 05:30 AM EDT
Philando Castile Shooting title : NFL Players Outraged by Philando Castile Shooting
summary : Several NFL players have expressed their outrage through Twitter following the shooting of Philando Castile during a traffic stop in Minnesota. The incident happened just days after a police officer shot and killed Alton Sterling in Louisiana.
date : Jul 08, 2016 12:01 PM EDT
Blaine Gabbert title : NFL Rumors: San Francisco 49ers Blaine Gabbert Wins over Colin Kaepernick; Chip Kelly Wants Kap Out
summary : The San Francisco 49ers finally concluded their quarterback drama with Blaine Gabbert reportedly walking off as the victor. Throughout the start of the offseason, the NFL has been in negotiations with Colin Kaepernick who refuses to stay with the football despite the changes in the staff and promises of the front office. While Kap is an impressive quarterback in his own right, his asking price proved to be too steep which led the Denver Broncos to back out of their plans to sign him. With this potential off the table, it looks like even the San Francisco 49ers have lost interest in Kaepernick.
date : Jun 09, 2016 10:58 AM EDT
Mark Sanchez title : NFL Rumors: Denver Broncos Paxton Lynch Threatens Mark Sanchez First QB Post; Colin Kaepernick Trade Still Possible
summary : The Denver Broncos seem to have what a number of NFL teams are vying to attain this offseason - an abundance of talented quarterbacks. At the moment, the quarterback post has two potential leads: Mark Sanchez, who came from the Philadelphia Eagles, and Paxton Lynch, the first-round NFL draft pick. In the previous season, the Super Bowl 50 champs also had two very promising quarterbacks to choose from: Peyton Manning and Brock Osweiler. With the overflowing talent willing to carry the Denver Broncos to greatness once again, who will be the top quarterback of the NFL team?
date : May 30, 2016 12:03 PM EDT
San Francisco 49ers Jarryd Hayne title : NFL Rumors: San Francisco 49ers' Jarryd Hayne Ashamed of Fumbles? Hayne Plane Disappoints Chip Kelly, Colin Kaepernick
summary : The San Francisco 49ers are getting into more roster trouble this NFL offseason. In addition to the quarterback drama of Colin Kaepernick, who is said to be eager to join Mark Sanchez and Paxton Lynch in the Denver Broncos, the Carlos Hyde squad just recently lost another promising team member: Jarryd Hayne. Reports now confirmed that the Hayne Plane is off the San Francisco 49ers fields and back into the world of professional rugby.
date : May 18, 2016 01:22 PM EDT
Blaine Gabbert title : NFL Rumors: San Francisco 49ers Choose Blaine Gabbert, Sits Colin Kaepernick
summary : The quarterback drama of the San Francisco 49ers appears to be nearing its end. While Colin Kaepernick mourns the possible loss of his slot in the Denver Broncos roster after Paxton Lynch signed with the Super Bowl 50 champs, the Jarryd Hayne squad appears to be moving on. Unfortunately for Kaepernick, the Chip Kelly team seems to be walking away from his contract as well. Will Kap sit out another NFL season?
date : May 11, 2016 12:10 PM EDT
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick title : NFL Rumors: San Francisco 49ers Colin Kaepernick Mourns Paxton Lynch Draft; Jarryd Hayne, Carlos Hyde Celebrate
summary : The San Francisco 49ers and Colin Kaepernick are nowhere near a resolution to their quarterback crisis. While Kap reportedly still insists on getting out of his deal with the Jarryd Hayne squad, the Chip Kelly team refuses to let him go without any returns for their investment. Recently, the issue appeared to have almost reached an end when the Denver Broncos expressed their interest in signing Kaepernick. However, it looks like Paxton Lynch just eliminated any hope for Kap to become the next Peyton Manning.
date : May 03, 2016 01:41 PM EDT
Colin Kaepernick is San Francisco 49ers' quarterback. title : NFL Rumors: San Francisco 49ers Colin Kaepernick Out, Paxton Lynch in; Jarryd Hayne Fails Aussies Again
summary : While the San Francisco 49ers and Colin Kaepernick continue their negotiations, reports are circulating that Chip Kelly might just have found the perfect solution for the dilemma - kick out Kaepernick from the roster and sign a fresh star in the form of Paxton Lynch.
date : Apr 26, 2016 02:13 PM EDT
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