Colin Kaepernick has been an NFL free agent since 2017. For four years, a chance to return to the league he was once dynamic in has never seemed likely.
That said, when New Orleans Saints receiver Jalen McCleskey extended an invitation to Kaepernick to work out, the QB took it. And when video surfaced of the pair running routes on air, fans in NOLA got to thinking.
New video 🎥
Free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick accepted a New Orleans Saints wide receiver’s invitation to work out together today. Here is a look at the practice held at Edna Karr. >> https://t.co/3O2NbhXPiQ pic.twitter.com/YgCxBJzhUK
— wdsu (@wdsu) March 21, 2022
“A serious workout? A serious middle finger to the NFL and Roger Goodell? Both?” asked one Saints fan. “#WhoDatNation.”
A serious workout?
A serious middle finger to the NFL and Roger Goodell?
— Janice Hough (@leftcoastbabe) March 21, 2022
“Wow,” said John Walton. “So cool for Edna Karr for this to happen on their field.”
Wow..so cool for Edna Karr for this to happen on their field https://t.co/Efwk20qhwU
— John Walton (@John_Walton_) March 21, 2022
“If the Saints make this happen … I might have to get some season tickets,” replied another fan.
— BryanBryan (@sokko_bryan) March 21, 2022
“I don’t do football, but if the Saints sign Kaepernick, you’ll even see ME at the games!” commented DJ Soul Sister. “WHO DAT!!!!!!”
— DJ Soul Sister (@djsoulsister) March 21, 2022
“I’d absolutely take Kaepernick instead of Taysom as the primary backup,” replied another Saints fan.
I’d absolutely take Kaepernick instead of Taysom as the primary backup. https://t.co/hpz4OPzD0t
— 🇺🇦 David Fisher 🇺🇦 (@Fish_TBW) March 21, 2022
“#SaintsSignKaepernick,” tweeted Karen Beninato.
— Karen DaltonBeninato (@kbeninato) March 21, 2022
It’s still a long shot for Colin Kaepernick to find himself back in the NFL. But this is the most positive momentum for the former 49ers QB in some time.
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