Colin Kaepernick’s Girlfriend Attacks The NFL After The Redskins Don’t Sign Him

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Colin Kaepernick’s girlfriend Nessa just couldn’t help herself from getting involved in some more NFL drama.

Kaepernick has been back in the news after the Washington Redskins chose to sign Mark Sanchez following an injury to their starter Alex Smith. It’s the same circus we deal with every time a quarterback goes down. Why anybody thought Kaep would get signed here is beyond me. (RELATED: Here Are The Best Moments From Week 11 Of The NFL Season)

However, Nessa feels a very different way. In response to a tweet about Kaepernick training and the Sanchez signing Monday, she wrote, “I’m co-signing w/ @E_Reid35 . Eric is the closest w/me to Colin. Colin trains everyday. All the teams know. But they’d rather keep blackballing him. The league, owners & mgmt are the ones who don’t want him to play. Journalists should ask the league why they’re blackballing Colin.”

There are two major points here. First, she’s not helping her boyfriend get on a roster by shooting off on social media. Let’s not forget, she pretty much tanked his opportunity to play for the Ravens after comparing the team’s owner to a slave owner and Ray Lewis to a slave.

Now, she’s back on social media popping off. Let me answer the last sentence in her tweet. Why are teams blackballing Kaep? “Well, they’re not,” is the answer. They simply don’t want the distraction that comes with signing him to be a backup, which is what he is at this point in time.


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That might be hard to hear, but it’s true. His play dropped off a cliff before he was bounced out of the league. If he were a superstar, then the anthem stuff really wouldn’t matter. However, he’s not, and teams aren’t signing up backups to be the center of attention.


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If Nessa really wants to see Kaepernick back in the NFL, then she should let his management team deal with it. Going off on Twitter isn’t going to push a GM to sign him.

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