USA Today Opinion: Case for Colin Kaepernick Seems Like a Hail Mary for a QB who Doesn’t Have a Job

Colin Kaepernick has been out of the NFL since becoming a free agent in March 2017. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/Associated Press)

You can picture Colin Kaepernick dodging tacklers behind the line of scrimmage.

His receivers sprinting furiously toward the end zone.

His right arm launching the football skyward as the clock winds down.

Because it feels like Kaepernick is attempting a Hail Mary, as the clock winds down on his hopes of playing quarterback again in the NFL.


Those are the words atop a two-page document entitled “Facts to Address the False Narratives Regarding Colin Kaepernick.” His agent, Jeff Nalley, and PR director, Jasmine Windham, released it Thursday.

For Immediate Release? Really? Why now?

Kaepernick, 31, has been working out five days a week for three years in preparation to play again, according to the two-page document. So what has compelled him and his representatives to go this route?

As usual, Kaepernick is unavailable to field questions and clarify his position. Granted, his representatives suggest the document is necessary only because the news media has failed to do its job.

“There have been so many false narratives in the media regarding Colin,’’ the document reads. “We believe it is important to set the record straight, again. Nothing below is open for interpretation or debate, it’s the truth and nothing else.’’

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SOURCE: USA Today, Josh Peter