Joy Taylor: “A team will sign Colin Kaepernick, ‘To Be’ or ‘Not To Be?’”
Colin Cowherd: “I would say ‘To Be’ because that’s the momentum. It’s what players want, it’s what the league wants, and I think there has been this concern the last two or three years with Trump. Trump is going to be gone by November, he just is. He’s way down in the polls and people aren’t showing up to his rallies. You don’t have to worry about Trump anymore and he’s lost power." (Full Audio Below)
Listen to Colin Cowherd explain why he thinks a Donald Trump defeat in the 2020 Presidential Election would bode well for Colin Kaepernick getting a chance to relaunch his career in the NFL.
Trump memorably remarked during a rally in 2017: “Wouldn’t you love to see one of those NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, ‘Get that son of a b*tch off the field right now! Out! He’s Fired!... That owner, they don’t know it but they’ll be the most popular person in this country.”
Players kneeling during the National Anthem had largely been a troubled storyline for the league, and it was even rumored to have negatively affected television ratings the past couple seasons. Even music mogul Jay-Z, now a partner with the league, at one point had even stated 'We've moved past kneeling.'
However, the killing of George Floyd while in police custody last month led to the narrative becoming much more sympathetic towards the players, not only around the league, but around the country as well.
Check out the audio below as Colin believes Kaepernick, who notoriously started the movement at the beginning of the 2016 season, will become much less of a divisive topic if he’s playing on an NFL team during a season in which Trump is out of office, which Colin believes will be this one upcoming.