Report: Multiple teams interested in Colin Kaepernick

“At least a couple of teams” are serious about exploring Kaepernick, Michael Silver reported Wednesday. “I have talked to one head coach who is absolutely interested.”

The main holdup, Silver added, isn’t likely to be related to Kaepernick’s history of on-field protests, which NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and many other league executives have recently applauded — even if team ownership would inevitably have to sign off on Kaepernick’s addition, Silver said. Instead, he reported, the former Niners standout “finds himself in the same situation that Cam Newton and Jadeveon Clowney do, which is a team that would be ready to sign him would want to work him out.”

“Just from a football perspective,” Silver said, “forget about the other overtones, the political landscape — just from a football perspective, most head coaches and offensive coordinators and teams would want to get that comfort zone of putting Kaepernick through their own workout … That cannot happen right now (because of the pandemic).”