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Seahawks sign quarterback Stephen Morris, stoking Colin Kaepernick debate

Seahawks sign free-agent QB Morris to back up Russell WilsonTeam had ‘postponed’ invite to Kaepernick over anthem stanceThe Seattle Seahawks are signing a quarterback to understudy starter Russell Wilson, but it’s not Colin Kaepernick.The Seahawks are …

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At least the NFL isn’t pretending it’s not blackballing Colin Kaepernick

Kaepernick and comrade-in-arms Eric Reid have again been denied employment due to their anthem protest, further proof that for the NFL’s owners it’s simply a matter of powerAs if there were any doubt that the NFL was going to continue its blacklist aga…

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Seahawks ‘postpone’ Colin Kaepernick audition over anthem protest stance

Kaepernick’s workout with Seattle nixed over anthem indecisionWorkout would have been QB’s first since becoming a free agentThe Seattle Seahawks were all set to work out former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick earlier this week, but rescinded the invit…

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‘It’s just wrong’: Patriots owner Robert Kraft visits Meek Mill in prison

Patriots owner visits jailed rapper in Pennsylvania state prisonAfter visit, Kraft calls for criminal justice reform: ‘It’s just wrong’New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is calling for reform of the criminal justice system after visiting rapper Me…

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Aaron Rodgers converts Dalai Lama to Green Bay Packers fan, which is nice

Two-time NFL MVP makes visit to Dalai Lama during charity tripRodgers presented spiritual leader with Packers hat and footballQuarterback expected to be fully fit for team’s offseason programGreen Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers managed to recrui…

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Michael Bennett: ‘Not being heard is ultimately my greatest fear’

The Pro Bowl defensive end, activist and author discusses a life spent on the margins, his kinship with Colin Kaepernick and finding his voice in Trump’s AmericaLast September, before a pre-season game for the Seattle Seahawks, Michael Bennett sat down…

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The NFL’s plan to protect America from witches

The NFL’s cheerleader problem shows exactly what’s wrong with the league’s management: They insist on being the self-appointed guardians of America’s mythological vision of itselfWitches, man. Just when you thought we were safe from their malignant inf…

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Robert Griffin III signs with Baltimore Ravens after year out of NFL in surprise

Griffin, 28, signs to play behind Joe Flacco in BaltimoreFormer Heisman winner joins third team in four yearsQuarterback joins Ravens after sitting out 2017 seasonThe Baltimore Ravens announced on Wednesday they have agreed to a one-year contract with …

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Brandin Cooks heads to LA as Rams enter win-now mode and Pats hoard draft picks

Receiver traded to Los Angeles in return for first-round pickRams will not pick until third-round of this year’s draftTom Brady is losing one of his top receivers, and Jared Goff is getting a speedy new target.The New England Patriots traded receiver B…

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‘Millennial’ Josh Rosen may have trouble concentrating in NFL, says former coach

Jim Mora says Browns should not pick quarterback No1 overallRosen has history of making outspoken comments One of the top prospects in this year’s NFL draft may limit his potential because he has interests outside football, according to his former coll…

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Los Angeles Rams add NFL’s first ever male cheerleaders … or do they?

Quinton Peron and Napoleon Jinnies chosen for Rams cheer squadRams claim Peron and Jinnies are NFL’s first ever male cheerleadersBilly Quercia tells TMZ that Falcons had male cheerleaders in 1980sThe Los Angeles Rams have named two men to their officia…

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Eric Reid: the man who knelt beside Kaepernick and is now out of a job

The safety is in the prime of his career but can’t find a team. He’s paying the price for reminding NFL owners life is far from perfect in AmericaNFL coaches and owners love to talk about “character”, waving the word over their players as if almost not…

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New York Giants demanding at least two first-round picks for Odell Beckham Jr

ESPN reports price for wideout is at least two first-round picks‘No one is untouchable’: Giants unimpressed with OBJ videoThe New York Giants have maintained they are not actively seeking a trade partner for Odell Beckham Jr, insisting any discussions …

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Michael Bennett surrenders to authorities over Super Bowl injury charge

Player alleged to have pushed past elderly employee in HoustonEagles said they were unaware of incident until last FridayThe Philadelphia Eagles All-Pro defensive end Michael Bennett has surrendered to authorities in Houston on a charge that he injured…

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‘No one is untouchable’: Giants unimpressed after Odell Beckham ‘powder’ video

New York owner Joh Mara expresses disappointment in star receiverBeckham wants to become highest paid receiver in NFLOdell Beckham Jr isn’t on the trade market. He isn’t untouchable, either as New York Giants owner John Mara on Sunday expressed his dis…

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Michael Bennett indicted for ‘injuring elderly woman at Super Bowl LI’

Eagles defensive end indicted for Super Bowl LI incidentBennett allegedly pushed woman while trying to reach fieldAuthorities issued a warrant Friday for the arrest of Pro Bowl defensive end Michael Bennett, accused of injuring a paraplegic woman as he…

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NFL safety Eric Reid says he will no longer protest during national anthem

Player was first to kneel alongside Colin Kaepernick for anthemFree agent safety said teams were shunning him due to protestFree agent safety Eric Reid said Thursday he is not planning to protest during the national anthem this upcoming season. Reid ha…

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Buffalo Bills receiver Zay Jones arrested after nude fight with brother

Wideout arrested nude in Los Angeles after fraternal spatJones, 22, was being held Tuesday on $20,000 bailBuffalo Bills receiver Zay Jones was arrested on Monday night in Los Angeles after a naked, bloody argument with his brother, Vikings receiver Cay…

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Former Dolphin Jonathan Martin charged after gun post shuts down high school

Martin tagged former team-mates in Instagram post showing guns28-year-old has reportedly checked into mental health facilityFormer NFL offensive lineman Jonathan Martin is facing four charges of making criminal threats and one count of carryi…

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Eric Reid says NFL teams are shunning him due to his anthem protest

Player was first to kneel alongside Colin Kaepernick for anthemDefensive back says owners rather than GMs are ignoring himEric Reid, the first NFL player to join Colin Kaepernick’s protest against racial injustice in the United States, says his politic…