Posts Tagged ‘Carolina Panthers’

NFL Podcast: Kaepernick settles, Elway settles for Flacco and the best Antonio Brown landing spots

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

Subscribe to The Yahoo Sports NFL Podcast Yahoo Sports' Charles Robinson and Terez Paylor are back from their Super Bowl hangovers to provide some background on the NFL's biggest stories from February. First, they provide context on Colin Kaepernick's settlement with the NFL, rumors he may sign with the Carolina Panthers or New England Patriots and the likelihood that he would return to professional football with either the NFL, AAF or the XFL (1:45). Later, after reports that Antonio Brown has agreed to part ways with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Charles and Terez run through some potential AB landing spots including the Cowboys, Patriots, 49ers, Raiders, Packers and Lions (17:35).

Colin Kaepernick ‘absolutely wants to play’ in NFL and New England Patriots could sign him, lawyer says

Monday, February 18th, 2019

The collusion case between the NFL and former teammates Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid was settled on Friday, the two sides announced. The news followed an Associated Press report on Thursday saying Mr Kaepernick was approached by the Alliance of American Football but the 31-year-old quarterback was looking for $20m (£15.5m) to play in the upstart league. Both reports left many to question if Mr Kaepernick was going to get another shot in the NFL or even wanted to play football at all.

Colin Kaepernick’s lawyer predicts Panthers or Patriots will sign his client

Sunday, February 17th, 2019

The settlement between Colin Kaepernick and the NFL over his collusion suit has led to speculation over what's next. Kaepernick's lawyer Mark Geragos believes so and has pointed out a pair of landing spots he believes are likely. Reid, the Panthers safety who recently signed a three-year extension in Carolina, was a plaintiff alongside Kaepernick in the collusion case against the NFL.

Colin Kaepernick May Soon Sign With An NFL Team: Mark Geragos

Sunday, February 17th, 2019

Fresh off a settlement of his collusion case against the National Football League, Colin Kaepernick wants back into the NFL. And his attorney predicts it may happen. Mark Geragos, who helmed the Kaepernick case that was confidentially settled for what some estimated could be as much as $60 million to $80 million, told CNN his client “absolutely wants to play.

Malcolm Jenkins reacts to settlement in Colin Kaepernick collusion case

Friday, February 15th, 2019

Malcolm Jenkins reacts to settlement in Colin Kaepernick collusion case originally appeared on In the wake of news that the NFL had settled collusion cases brought forth by Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid, fellow activist and Eagle Malcolm Jenkins has weighed in. Despite some disagreements between the men in the past, Jenkins has always maintained that Kaepernick and Reid belonged in the league and thought NFL owners colluded to keep Kaepernick and Reid out of the NFL. Reid is now employed by the Carolina Panthers, but Kaepernick hasn't played in the NFL since 2016.

Kneeling protester Kaepernick agree to confidential NFL settlement

Friday, February 15th, 2019

Colin Kaepernick, whose kneeling protests sparking a firestorm of controversy, has reached a settlement with the NFL over his collusion grievance against the league, his attorneys' said Friday. Kaepernick and former San Francisco 49ers teammate Eric Reid both filed a lawsuit against the NFL saying owners and officials colluded to keep them off NFL rosters for their decision to make a kneeling protest during the US anthem. Reid signed a one-year deal as an injury replacement last season with the Carolina Panthers and on Thursday inked a new three-year contract with the same club but Kaepernick has been unemployed since opting out of his contract in March 2017, missing two full NFL campaigns.

Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid resolve pending grievances against NFL

Friday, February 15th, 2019

Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid resolve pending grievances against NFL originally appeared on Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid have settled their collusion grievances against the National Football League with a confidential settlement, lawyers representing both men and the NFL announced Friday in a joint statement. "For the past several months, counsel for Mr. Kaepernick and Mr. Reid have engaged in an ongoing dialogue with representatives of the NFL," the statement read. "As a result of those discussions, the parties have decided to resolve the pending grievances.

Eric Reid: New Panthers deal ‘proves my point’ that NFL colluded

Monday, February 11th, 2019

Eric Reid says his new Carolina Panthers deal only strengthens his claim that NFL owners have colluded against him. Eric Reid signed a $1.69 million contract to play with the Carolina Panthers last September. The deal happened four weeks into the NFL season and came months after Reid filed a collusion grievance against the NFL, believing that owners had conspired to keep him unemployed because of his stance on social injustice protests and alignment with Colin Kaepernick.

Eric Reid signs three-year Panthers contract; Colin Kaepernick still unsigned

Monday, February 11th, 2019

The former 49ers safety signed a three-year contract extension with the Carolina Panthers on Monday, the team announced. Reid became a free agent last year after the 49ers did not re-sign him following the 2017 season. The 27-year-old was the first player to kneel alongside then-49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick during the national anthem in order to protest police brutality and racial injustice.

Panthers Reid: New contract more proof NFL owners colluded

Monday, February 11th, 2019

Eric Reid has signed a three-year contract worth more than $22 million with the Carolina Panthers, a deal the safety believes is additional proof that NFL owners conspired to keep him out of the league last season. Reid said Monday he believes he got "fair market value" after making just $1.69 million last season from the Panthers. Reid still has a collusion case pending against NFL owners, alleging that he wasn't signed last offseason as a direct result of his decision to kneel for the national anthem alongside former teammate Colin Kaepernick in protest of social and racial injustice.