Our union has a duty to assist Mr. Kaepernick as we do all players and we will support him.
The NFLPA has been in regular contact with Mr. Kaepernick’s representatives for the past year about his options and our union agreed to follow the direction of his advisors throughout that time.
We first learned through media reports today that Mr. Kaepernick filed a grievance claiming collusion through our arbitration system and is represented by his own counsel. We learned that the NFL was informed of his intention to file this grievance before today.
He’s second on the Bears in rushing yards (181), and he’s second on the team in receiving yards (150). He leads the Bears in both targets (29), and in receptions (24). He’s eighth in the league, and first among all rookies, in catches. Cohen is also Chicago’s primary punt returner.
He’s been used in the slot, on the wing, split out wide, and at running back. He’s the most electric playmaker that the Bears have had since Devin Hester.
Despite falling into the fourth round of this year’s draft, Lawson has easily been one of the best defensive rookies across the NFL.
That gave Manning just under three minutes to lead a game-winning two-minute drill; instead, his interception with 48 seconds to go doomed New York to an 0-5 start — and kept him winless against the team for whom he refused to play.
The Spurs have won 128 regular-season games since Aldridge joined the team, which is the best two-year span in the franchise’s history. The second-best mark came the two years prior to Aldridge’s arrival, when the team won 122 games.