This NFL team handed Colin Kaepernick the news he feared most
Colin Kaepernick has been out of the NFL for two seasons.
He’s still holding out hope that a team will sign him.
But one NFL team just gave Kaepernick the bad news he didn’t want to hear.
The Washington Redskins have been plagued by injuries at the quarterback position.
They are now on their third starter, Mark Sanchez.
So they needed to find another backup and they signed journeyman Josh Johnson.
Johnson has not thrown a pass in a game since 2011.
This should be the final nail in the coffin of Kaepernick’s playing career.
Washington head coach Jay Gruden said the Redskins discussed Colin Kaepernick but opted against pursuing him because they’d have to change too much of their offense. With only four weeks left in the season, Gruden said the Redskins did not want to go in that direction.
The Redskins need to sign another quarterback after losing Colt McCoy to a broken leg in Monday’s 28-13 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. Mark Sanchez, signed two weeks ago, takes over as the starter.
Redskins starter Alex Smith broke his leg two weeks ago.
Kaepernick has not played in the NFL since 2016, when he started kneeling during the national anthem to protest racial injustice.
Many in the media were outraged that the Redskins opted to not sign Kaepernick.
But evidence is mounting that Kaepernick doesn’t actually want to sign anywhere.
It was only after he was benched that he began his National Anthem protest.
Ever since then, his star has risen with the anti-American national media.
He even raked in a massive contract with Nike for a recent ad campaign.
But Hall of Fame quarterback and Denver Broncos General Manager John Elway said that Kaepernick “had his chance” to be with Denver this past offseason.
Elway even offered him a contract.
And before that, Hall of Famer Ray Lewis said the Baltimore Ravens were prepared to sign Kaepernick.
But Kaepernick’s girlfriend torpedoed any chance of that happening when she likened the team’s owner to a slave master.
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