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Supporters want Kaepernick hired by season start

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on efforts in support of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who refused to stand for the national anthem (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Supporters of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (KAP’-ur-nihk) are demanding he be hired by

Protest movement a polarizing problem for NFL

The NFL’s growing movement of players who are not standing at attention for the pregame rendition of the national anthem is becoming an issue of increasing magnitude for the league. It began with Colin Kaepernick a year ago, who owners feel remains toxically unemployable for his methods of protest

Chicago Bears rookie QB Mitchell Trubisky continues to press the issue

LAKE FOREST, Ill. – Quarterback Mitchell Trubisky received snaps with the Chicago Bears’ first team on Wednesday and head coach John Fox said the second pick of the 2017 draft will take snaps with the first team in the second half against Tennessee in Sunday’s third preseason game. “Just

Jets sign Jahad Thomas, cut Jordan Todman

The Jets signed rookie running back Jahad Thomas, waiving veteran running back Jordan Todman in a corresponding move, according to Ralph Vacchiano‏ of SNY. Thomas signed with the Cowboys in May as an undrafted free agent out of Temple. But a hamstring injury led Dallas to waive him with an injury designation

Deep backfield is good problem for Saints to have

NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Saints were down to just one running back this offseason, and that was Mark Ingram. So what did the Saints do? They signed a soon-to-be Hall of Fame running back in Adrian Peterson, then moved up in the third round to draft Alvin Kamara. Now it becomes the question of, how

Bears to give Mitchell Trubisky playing time with starters

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) – Whether it’s part of the Chicago Bears’ grand plan or the result of dramatic improvement, rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky’s development has accelerated. Trubisky took snaps with the Bears’ first string in practice Wednesday and coach John Fox said the second

Deke: Yes it’s pre-season, but Saints D has been stout

It’s like the need to give a disclaimer here when talking about the New Orleans Saints Defense.  Yes it’s only pre-season.  Yes the Saints took on one of the most beat-up O-Lines in football.  And the two QB’s the Saints had to defend are not very good.  So there is the disclaimer for all

Hackenberg, Petty see most reps again in Jets practice

The New York Jets’ curious quarterback competition continues. Sure, Todd Bowles has said he’ll probably have a decision Monday on his starter for Week 1 of the regular season. Will it be Josh McCown, who ran wind sprints on the side just to keep himself occupied Tuesday during practice?