On Monday, the New England Patriots, with Tom Brady going strong (and healthy) in his 17th season, traded backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo to the winless San Francisco 49ers (Colin Kaepernick’s former team) for the 49ers’ second-round pick in 2018. That second-round pick is likely to be very high in the round, as the 49ers, like the Cleveland Browns, have yet to win a single game this season.
So the reigning Super Bowl-champion Patriots, having also traded quarterback Jacoby Brissett in the off-season to the Indianapolis Colts (for whom he has been starting in place of the injured Andrew Luck) now need another quarterback.
You can guess where this is headed …
Brady is having an outstanding season and is a legit MVP candidate despite the team having struggled to put up points in the past four weeks. Brady has also been hammered by opposing defenses this season and the Patriots now do not have a backup quarterback on their roster.
The Pats have a bye week to sign a backup.
Colin Kaepernick is the “best available” free agent QB on the market. The timing of this whole matter is extremely interesting in that it was learned today that part of Kaepernick’s grievance against the NFL is his beef with President Donald Trump’s relationship with NFL owners, specifically Patriots owner Robert Kraft.
Needless to say, many, presumably leftists (or, alternatively, Pittsburgh Steelers, Kansas City Chiefs, Miami Dolphins, Buffalo Bills or New York Jets fans), were titillated by the area of Kaepernick on the Patriots:
If The Patriots sign Colin Kaepernick and then Brady gets hurt and Kaep leads the Pats to another SB is this the funniest timeline
— Dave Rappoccio (@DrawPlayDave) October 31, 2017
Okay, Patriots. Sign Kaepernick and push Twitter off the cliff.
— Doug Farrar (@BR_DougFarrar) October 31, 2017
DO YOU BELIEVE NOT ONLY THAT THE PATRIOTS SHOULD NOT SIGN COLIN KAEPERNICK BUT THAT NO ONE SHOULD WATCH THE NFL UNTIL EVERY PLAYER STANDS FOR THE NATIONAL ANTHEM? IF SO, THEN POST AND SHARE !!!