RUMOR: Colin Kaepernick Turned Down At Least One Contract To Play Up Race Card For More Money

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We’re less than a month away from the start of a brand new NFL season, and Colin Kaepernick is still a free agent. Judging by the most recent report, however, it just may be his fault, according to The Daily Caller.

The former San Francisco 49ers QB is believed to be blackballed out of the league after he kneeled in protest of the National Anthem during every single game last year. His protest was done in an attempt to bring attention to the crooked cops and the overall poor treatment of minorities in this country.

Despite the lack of interest in him following his protest, there seems to be at least one team that offered him a contract, but he turned it down in order to play up the race card and receive more money.

“Despite the ongoing narrative that Kaepernick’s very public political views are preventing any NFL teams from offering him a roster spot, TheDC’s source claims Kaep himself has turned down at least one contract in the hopes of stirring up a media frenzy that eventually leads to a more lucrative deal for the 27-year-old vet.

Kaepernick allegedly doesn’t want to make “backup money” and specifically instructed his representative team not to sign one contract offered at the league’s minimum rate of $900,000 per year for a seventh-year player.

Shortly after the 2017 offseason began, Kaepernick parted ways with XAM Sports — the agency which had represented him since he entered the league in 2011 — and TheDC’s source added that Kaepernick’s girlfriend, outspoken radio host Nessa Diab, appears to be a driving force behind his negotiating tactics.

“Colin thinks he’s fighting a much higher battle than he is,” the source stated. “He views himself as a race messiah.”

The source also told the Daily Caller that the NFL has instructed teams and owners to keep quiet on Kaepernick’s contract negotiations.

Let’s see what the twitter world had to say about this…

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