The NFL Doesn’t Deserve Colin Kaepernick

Posted in Blogroll on August 11th, 2017 by Ron Glover

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Colin Kaepernick has remained silent and steadfast despite not being inking by any NFL team to date.

For five months, speculation surrounding the non-signing of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has ranged from accusations of collusion among NFL owners to the quarterback’s decline over the last three seasons. However, recent comments from former NFL quarterback Michael Vick regarding Kaepernick’s appearance — most notably his Afro — and former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis, who suggested Karpernick lighten his stance, focus more on resurrecting his NFL career and leave the protests to some one else set off a firestorm in the African-American community. The same African-American community which stood defiantly by Vick and Lewis in the wake of their career-altering run-ins with the law.

With the Miami Dolphins signing former Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler out of retirement to a one-year deal after losing starter Ryan Tannehill for the season with a knee injury, I’ve come to the conclusion it’s time Colin Kaepernick leave the NFL to its on destructive self.

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