Colin CabernickLeague sources told ESPN that the professional footballer in 2016 – the year he began to kneel during the national anthem against racial injustice – is scheduled to work for the Las Vegas Riders on Wednesday.
This marks Kabernick’s first training with the NFL team since his deportation, and his first visit to the former Star Quarterback with a team since he flew to Seattle in May 2017 to meet the Seahawks. Sign him.
Cabernick played at the University of Nevada, Reno, the only school that offered him a scholarship, and now the only pro team in Nevada is there to offer another opportunity to a civil rights activist in the NFL.
Riders owner Mark Davis follows in the footsteps of his late father Al Davis, who was active in civil rights. Al Davis became the first NFL owner in the modern era to appoint a Blackhead coach in Art Shell and a female CEO in Amy Trask, and became the second NFL owner to hire a Latin head coach in Tom Flores.
The NFL said it was encouraging teams to watch Cabernick. But not only has Cabernicz not signed a contract with any team, he has not received any training until now as scheduled for Wednesday.
Mark Davis told ESPN’s Paul Guttierez In June 2020 If the riders’ front office or coaches want to add Cabernick he will give his “blessing”.
Derek Carr It is currently the opening quarter for riders and he has also traded for backups Jared Stitam In an agreement with the New England Patriots earlier this month. Las Vegas also has a quarterback Nick MullensWho signed with the riders this season.
Kabernick, 34, recently threw anthrax receivers to NFL scouts at the invitation of his former coach Jim Harbaugh, along with the San Francisco 49ers, halfway through Michigan’s Spring game.
Another possible link to Kaepernick is Riders attack coordinator Mick Lombardi, who was 49ers assistant from 2013-2016.
In an interview with the “I’m Athlete” podcast, Cabernicz mentioned that his former Nine coaches, Harbaugh and Chip Kelly, “made the locker room better.” Signs him.
“That 2016 season, my last year, my team voted me to be the most courageous and inspiring player,” he said. “If so, when you’ve talked about the people in the building, it never came out that I was a distraction, it never came out that I was a problem for those I played with.”
Cabernick said in an interview that the NFL today needs to be more “in tune” with its social views, considering the League’s position on other issues related to racial relations in the United States.
“You ‘put an end to racism’ on the back of your final zone. You have ‘Black Lives Matter’ on your helmet. You have to agree with everything I say in public,” he said. “It’s a $ 16 billion business. When I first knelt down, my jersey went to No. 1. When I signed with Nike, their value increased by $ 6 billion. Six billion.
“… So if you talk about the business side, it shows [it’s] Beneficial. If you’re talking about the page you’ve playing, come on in, let’s compete. You can rate me from there. The NFL must be a qualifying one. Come on in, I’m competing. If I’m not good enough, remove me. But I’m coming in. “
Cabernicz said he wanted to win the championship in the end, after coming very close with the 49ers in the Super Bowl XLVII after San Francisco lost a game 34-31 to the Baltimore Ravens.