No Teams Have Shown Interest In Colin Kaepernick Since Workout


Adam Schefter of ESPN, citing league sources, reports that no teams have reached out to free agent QB Colin Kaepernick to work him out, visit with him or sign him since he worked out for teams in Georgia last week. 

Kaepernick’s representatives sent the video of their client’s workout to the 25 NFL teams that were not on hand for the workout, but this hasn’t led to any interest, according to Schefter. 

Schefter says the odds of him being signed appear to be “bleak,” considering that the NFL attempted to generate some interest in him with the workout. 

Some sources have speculated to Schefter that there had been teams interested in making a move with Kaepernick, and could in the weeks after his workout. However, nothing has materialized following the workout and there doesn’t appear to be a deal on the horizon.

Seven teams including the 49ers, Eagles, Chiefs, Jets, Redskins, Lions and Titans made the trip to a Georgia high school after Kaepernick and his team made the decision to relocate the workout.

Kaepernick told the media on hand that he’s ready to return to the NFL. 

“I’ve been ready for three years,’‘ Kaepernick said. “I’ve been denied for three years. We all know why I came out here. [I] showed it today in front of everybody. We have nothing to hide. So we’re waiting for the 32 owners, 32 teams, Roger Goodell, all of them stop running. Stop running from the truth. Stop running from the people.”

Kaepernick, 32, is a former second-round pick of the 49ers back in 2010. He was in the third year of his seven-year, $126.97 million contract that included $61 million guaranteed when reached an agreement with the 49ers on a restructured deal that allowed him to become an unrestricted free agent in 2016.

The Seahawks showed interest in bringing Kaepernick in for a visit last offseason before canceling the meeting altogether.

In 2016, Kaepernick completed 59.2 percent of his passes for 2,241 yards and 16 touchdowns and four interceptions, while adding 468 yards rushing. Pro Football Focus had him rated as the No. 27 quarterback out of 36 qualifying players that year. 

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