/Chip Kelly defends Kaepernick: 'Zero distraction'

Chip Kelly defends Kaepernick: 'Zero distraction'

In this week’s episode of “Any reasoning for Colin Kaepernick remaining unsigned OTHER than the fact that he protested the unjustified killing of black people is a load of crap” (working title), we have Chip Kelly sticking up for his former quarterback.

Before we get into Kelly’s comments, let’s review some of the theories on why Kaepernick doesn’t have a job…

OK, now that we have that out of the way, let’s see what Kelly had to say about Kaepernick during an appearance on Adam Schefter’s podcast.

Via ESPN.com:

“Kap was awesome.

“At the beginning of the year, he made a stance in terms of what he believes is right. We recognized and supported his ability to do that. But he never brought that into the locker room. We had a meeting the day after the Green Bay game that he did it in the preseason, and he explained to all the players his thought process and the mindset of what he was doing. There were some players that agreed with him and there were some players that didn’t agree with him. But after that point, we heard from the outside about what a distraction it is, except those people weren’t in our locker room and it never was a distraction. And Kap never brought that and turned it…

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