President Donald Trump gave his enter on Colin Kaepernick’s standing within the NFL, saying that he would “love” to see the QB get one other probability within the league.
“If he deserves it, he ought to. If he has the enjoying skill,” mentioned Trump (through NBC Information). “I might like to see him get one other shot however clearly he has to have the ability to play properly. If he can’t play properly, I feel that will be very unfair.”
Chargers’ coach Anthony Lynn lately mentioned that Kaepernick “matches the fashion of quarterback” his workforce desires, as Professional Soccer Motion relays. The Chargers are heading into the season with Tyrod Taylor, who backed up Phil Rivers final season, as their starter. Behind Taylor is No. 6 general decide Justin Herbert and Easton Stick, who was the workforce’s 2019 fifth-rounder.
Kaepernick final performed throughout the 2016 season. He’s thrown 72 touchdowns vs. 30 interceptions in his profession and compiled a 28-30 report.
Roger Goodell beforehand mentioned that he would help a workforce that’s involved in signing Kaepernick whereas additionally admitting that he didn’t deal with gamers’ activism correctly. “We have been incorrect for not listening to NFL gamers earlier and encourage all to talk out and peacefully protest,” Goodell mentioned earlier within the week.
Trumps Nonetheless Doesn’t Need To See Athletes Kneel Throughout The Anthem
I don’t need to kneel, I don’t need to see individuals kneel for the nationwide anthem, for the American flag,” Trump mentioned.
“You stand, be proud, put your hand in your coronary heart, salute should you’d like to do this. However you must present respect. There are many locations and loads of issues you possibly can protest.”
Redskins Gamers Anticipated to Kneel for Anthem
Trump could not need to look additional than his yard to see gamers kneeling for the anthem this season. Veteran operating again Adrian Peterson lately mentioned that he “no doubt” will kneel for the anthem. AP added that he expects his teammates to do the identical.
“Simply 4 years in the past, you’re seeing Kaepernick taking a knee, and now we’re all on the point of take a knee collectively going into this season, no doubt,” Peterson mentioned (through Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle).
Peterson additionally added that he feels the Redskins can do between in 2020. The membership went 3-13 final season, ending within the basement of the NFC East.
“I actually really feel like we have now what it takes to be that workforce that takes all of it the way in which,” Peterson mentioned final month. “It’s all about simply getting the items collectively, stepping into our rhythm and molding because the season begins.”
The workforce ushers in a brand new period with Ron Rivera as the brand new head coach on the sideline. Dwayne Haskins will enter 12 months two because the starter and the membership has religion that the 2019 No. 15 general decide can elevate the franchise, as Professional Soccer Motion relayed.
“I really feel actually assured having guys that imagine in me,” Haskins mentioned. “I feel I’m going to have a superb 12 months this 12 months.”
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