Baltimore Ravens Reveals If Team Is Looking At Colin Kaepernick
The Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti confirmed late Sunday that the team is indeed looking at signing Colin Kaepernick.
Kaepernick, who infamously refused to stand for the national anthem and trashes America even better than he runs the read option, hasn’t drawn a ton of interested in the offseason but the Ravens might be the closest he ever comes to playing in the NFL again.
However, even Biscoitti and the Ravens recognize that there could be serious ramifications for bringing in a quarterback that believes police officers are the same as slave catchers.
“Quantify hurting the brand. I know that we’re going to upset some people, and I know that we’re going to make people happy that we stood up for somebody that has the right to do what he did. Non-violent protesting is something that we have all embraced,” Bisciotti told a fan, according to the team’s official website.
He also added, “I don’t like the way he did it. Personally, I kind of liked it a lot when he went from sitting to kneeling. I don’t know, I’m Catholic, we spend a lot of time kneeling.”
I don’t own an NFL team, but I have a pretty solid sense on how to read fan bases. Signing Kaepernick will do nothing positive for your team unless the majority of ticket-holders agree with his views, which is not the case for any team in America.
NFL owners know this fact too well, and that’s why they’re not eager to touch anybody as radioactive as Kaepernick.
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