Joe Namath: Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid Should Be Signed; Protests Not Harmful

Joe Namath: Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid Should Be Signed; Protests Not Harmful More Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath has offered his support for Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid to be signed by NFL teams. Appearing on Thursday’s Varney & Co. on Fox Business Network, Namath was asked about the former San Francisco 49ers players’ going unsigned. I think in Eric’s case—and even Kaepernick’s case—they are good enough players to be out there and having a job, he said, via Julia Limitone of FoxBusiness.com. Why aren’t they? I don’t know. Namath added he doesn’t think the NFL’s drop in ratings last season should be attributed to players’ protests during the national anthem. The professional sport of football is going to stay and going to continue to grow, he said.

The Red Sox will be the home team for both games, which will be the first ever held in Europe.

Anderson’s attorney, Ed O’Donnell, told NJ Advance Media on Wednesday night Anderson did nothing wrong, and this was simply a misunderstand, with the missed court date.

O’Donnell said he never received any notification that Anderson was supposed to appear in Broward County court Tuesday. So neither he nor Anderson was in court. O’Donnell plans to sort out the matter Thursday, he said.

Telfer, meanwhile, has five career receptions since being drafted in the sixth round by the Browns in 2015.

Beginning with Matt Ryan and Joe Flacco a decade ago, the league has seen a marked trend toward throwing rookies into the fire. Over the past 10 years, per Rotoworld’s Rich Hribar, 20 of 27 first-round quarterbacks have started at least eight games in their rookie seasons. On average, a first-round QB will start 11 games in his first NFL season.

When it comes down to a decision between a veteran and a promising prospect, legendary Giants general manager George Young once advised Bill Parcells, you have to ask if the older player is a progress stopper.

Joe Philbin returns after stints in Miami and Indianapolis and should have a huge say in how the Green Bay Packers perform offensively, even if head coach Mike McCarthy ends up calling the plays. 

Aaron Rodgers is still Aaron Rodgers, health provided. He only offered a Cheap Dodgers Jerseys snapshot of his talent in seven games last year, throwing 16 touchdowns, six picks and snapping Cheap Custom Baseball Jerseys three consecutive seasons of 30-plus touchdown passes. 

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