The real reason Colin Kaepernick is still not on a team

Sports. Mostly Football.
It's actually quite simple. Some people say that the sporting competition is all that matters. Some say that the end product is more than just the 60 minutes of playing time in an NFL game. So many sports entertainment outlets are looking at what the players do as a sport, with the goal being to win games. The decision makers (Owners, Commissioner, etc) ultimately look at the NFL not as sport, but as a product. When the financial backers, whether they be the fans or the sponsors, sour on the product, non-sports decisions are made. And these decisions may adversely affect the outcome of games, but the product is what is truly being protected. Is Colin Kaepernick good enough to start in today's NFL? Yes. Is he a lightning rod of…
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Go Patriots! For the next 48 hours.

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As a Packers fan, I usually have a difficult time choosing who to cheer for in the Superbowl. You see, we usually make it to the playoffs, and since only two playoff teams make it to the big game, that leaves ten playoff teams who don't. That means that the disappointment in the Packers loss is still somewhat fresh. A good problem to have, I realize. And if you want to call this a humble brag, it's OK. I'll own it. In years past, I have usually chosen to root for the team that beat the Packers out of the playoffs in the Superbowl. I want to be able to say that the only team that could have beat my team is the NFL champions. That salves my conscience when…
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Career Stats YTD: Aaron Rodgers

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Over 12 NFL seasons, Aaron Rodgers has thrown for a total of 257 career touchdown passes, which is an average of 23.4 passing touchdowns per season. His best touchdown passing season came in 2011 when he threw for a total of 45 TDs. Aaron Rodgers has thrown for a total of 65 career passing interceptions, which is an average of 5.9 intercepted passes per season. His highest intercepted pass season came in 2008 when he threw for a total of 13 interceptions.
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NFL Playoff Crystal Ball

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18 teams (truly 16) have a chance to play into the postseason. We're 6 weeks into the 17 week NFL season, with teams playing 16 games plus a bye week, and already half of the teams are playing for next year. 7 teams in the AFC have a chance to make the post season while 11 teams in the NFC still have hope. Let me break it down. The AFC will be seeded thusly: 1. Patriots 2. Bengals 3. Broncos 4. Colts or Texans. One loses a playoff game on Wildcard Weekend, the other watches from the couch. 5. Jets 6. Steelers The Patriots are on a run to punish the entire league for deflategate (or ballghazi if you prefer) and give no indication that they will be anything less than stellar by the…
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