Colin Kaepernick

3 NFL Teams Most Likely to Sign Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick accomplished a very difficult task this past week: he beat the NFL in court. 


After his victory, where the NFL agreed to settle his lawsuit against it, Kaepernick's attorney, Mark Geragos, made a bold prediction that it wouldn't surprise him if his client was signed by an NFL team in the next two weeks. Let's take a look at some teams who could be an ultimate landing spot for the veteran quarterback. 

3. Jacksonville Jaguars

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The Jaguars have reportedly decided they are moving on from Blake Bortles as their starting quarterback, but who could replace him still remains in question. Kaepernick could be a good fit in an offense that needs a complete overhaul. Even if he isn't signed as the Jaguars starting quarterback, he could serve as one of the league's more solid backups. 

2. New England Patriots

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The Patriots are one of the two teams Kaepernick's lawyer stated as a possibility. The Patriots are in need of a solid backup for Tom Brady after they traded Jimmy Garoppolo to the San Francisco 49ers prior to last season. Kaepernick could fit that mold, especially for a team that has been known to take on players other teams aren't interested in and turning them into or back into successful NFL players. 

1. Carolina Panthers

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Cam Newton's 2019 status remains in question following his shoulder injury, though more recent reports suggest he should be able to play this season. The Panthers recently signed Kaepernick's friend and co-plaintiff in the grievance case, Eric Reid, to an extension. This shows that none of the off-the-field stuff that could come along with Kaepernick bothers the Panthers. Additionally, being able to insert another quarterback with both passing ability and excellent running ability as a replacement or backup to Cam Newton is something that is probably attractive to the Panthers. 


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