For the last few seasons, Kaepernick has been an entrenched starter with the 49ers, earning big money for being regarded as one of the better quarterbacks in the NFL.
Based on how Kaepernick has played the last two seasons, it’s doubtful that any NFL team views him in this tier anymore. It’s also doubtful that Kaepernick expects to earn that kind of salary in free agency.
It’s just as unlikely, though, that anybody puts Kaepernick in the camp arm category, generally reserved for players earning the minimum salary with little (if anything) guaranteed. A player in this group has a chance to make the team and take the place of a higher-paid player if he has a great training camp. Offering Kaepernick this kind of contract would be insulting.
Somebody had to douse the fire of rumor, innuendo and outright smear dominating the conversation around Kaepernick’s continued unemployment. Lynch took it upon himself, to NBC Sports Network’s Pro Football Talk Live in an interview to be aired soon.
It won’t stop insiders and outsiders from trashing Kaepernick’s character strictly to hide the real reasons for rejecting him (the reasons Mara gave, for example). But the transparency still helps.
Below is a transcript of the Brady/concussion-related questions and the coach’s answers, via the Patriots:
What is the organization’s response to the comment by a family member Cheap Echl Jerseys that Tom Brady suffered a concussion last season?
Well, I’m sure you know, Mike (Reiss), we file injury reports every week. So Cheap Flag Football Jerseys I’m not sure when the next one’s due, probably sometime in September, but we’ll have one for you then.