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CFL team now owns the rights to Colin Kaepernick and Robert Griffin III

by Ryan Wilson @ryanwilson_07 With three different quarterbacks seeing playing time last season, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats finished with a 7-11 record. And while it’s a long shot, the Tiger-Cats are perhaps the best-positioned CFL team to immediately upgrade the position. According … Continue reading


 

NFL Winners and Losers: Colin Kaepernick might be reviving his career

By: Frank Schwab (Shutdown Corner) Forget for a moment the national anthem protest or Fidel Castro comments or whatever else has swirled around San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick this year. Kaepernick’s football story is interesting too. The 49ers kept … Continue reading

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Fans watching fewer NFL games cite protests as primary reason

By: Jay Busbee Ratings in the NFL, while still stronger than any other challenger on the television landscape, continue to decline, and a new survey by Yahoo Sports and YouGov discerns several reasons why. In a survey of 1,136 Americans … Continue reading

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NFL star DeSean Jackson wears police-tape shoes to protest ‘senseless killings’

By: Les Carpenter The silent protest Colin Kaepernick started over a month ago has grown into a full movement. On Sunday, Washington’s star wide receiver DeSean Jackson became the latest athlete to make a statement about police killings. He risks … Continue reading


 

Colin Kaepernick News, Contract: After Protest, 49ers Quarterback The Most Disliked NFL Player? Some Critics Cite Salary

BY: BOBBY ILICH San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick has become arguably the most polarizing NFL player after his decision to sit or kneel during the national anthem in protest of racial inequality. “I am not going to stand up … Continue reading


 

Players can’t be disciplined for not standing for anthem, but . . . .

Posted by Mike Florio As the numbers of players who won’t stand for the national anthem has tripled from one to three, there’s a chance that, eventually, a player will choose not to stand on a team that isn’t as … Continue reading


 

Could More NFL Players Join Colin Kaepernick’s Protest?

By: MATT VASILOGAMBROS   San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the national anthem before games as a protest against recent high-profile incidents of police brutality and racial injustice have been met with criticism and protests, but is … Continue reading

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NFL quarterback will continue to sit through anthem until there’s change

By Janie McCauley (Hamilton Spectator) Defiant, and determined to be a conduit for U.S. change, Colin Kaepernick plans to sit through the national anthem for as long as he feels is appropriate and until he sees significant progress in America — … Continue reading


 

Why Position-Specific Training is Crucial for Football Players

By: Chip Smith – The founder of Chip Smith Performance Systems (Atlanta, Dallas and Houston), Smith is recognized as one of the foremost experts in the field of speed. To improve as a player in the off-season, you have to be specific … Continue reading