sNine years of staying away from the NFL seems bent to Colin Rand Kaepernick’s will, because he knows that at 34 years old, options for staying in shape will diminish every day, because time never forgives and it seems the owners don’t want to do it also.
They do not forgive him for his kneeling
The athlete, originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has cost him a lot for his daring to kneel while interpreting the US national anthem in front of dozens of television cameras as evidence of a protest against a series of episodes of police brutality. against African American citizens that occurred during the summer of 2016.
Then this measure practically became a social movement that alerted not only the owners of the NFL team, but the authorities themselves.
Dreaming of playing again
That’s why officials don’t want to withdraw the penalty from Kaepernick, who recently revealed in an interview with former NFL stars Chad Johnson, Adam “Bachman” Jones and Brandon Marshall, that they were even willing to accept an offer to take the reserve quarterback. location.
“I know I have to go back. So if I have to come as a backup, that’s fine,” Kaepernick noted during an excerpt of the talk that appeared on an episode of I’m an Athlete.
However, the quarterback, who started 11 games for the San Francisco 49ers, makes it clear that his intentions to return to the field are a first step in an entire path he would like to travel.
“And when I prove myself as a key player, I want to be able to advance on the court as a beginner. I just need this opportunity to get in the door, but that is not where I will stay,” he added.
Despite claiming he’s ready to play, Colin hasn’t received a single phone call since the lawsuit against the NFL was settled.