Colin Kaepernick, in a Nike ad, has become a political symbol for racial injustice. Now he wants to play football again. The NFL needs to make this happen. Photo: Handout Colin Kaepernick, in a Nike ad, has become a political symbol for racial injustice. Now he wants to play football again. The NFL needs to make this happen. Photo: Handout
Colin Kaepernick, in a Nike ad, has become a political symbol for racial injustice. Now he wants to play football again. The NFL needs to make this happen. Photo: Handout
Patrick Blennerhassett
Opinion

Opinion

Patrick Blennerhassett

The NFL needs to get Colin Kaepernick playing football again, or else

  • The former quarterback won his media war with the NFL. Now the league needs to do the right thing and find him a team
  • The 31-year-old still has a few years left where he could contribute on the field, and everyone could benefit from his return

Colin Kaepernick, in a Nike ad, has become a political symbol for racial injustice. Now he wants to play football again. The NFL needs to make this happen. Photo: Handout Colin Kaepernick, in a Nike ad, has become a political symbol for racial injustice. Now he wants to play football again. The NFL needs to make this happen. Photo: Handout
Colin Kaepernick, in a Nike ad, has become a political symbol for racial injustice. Now he wants to play football again. The NFL needs to make this happen. Photo: Handout
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Patrick Blennerhassett

Patrick Blennerhassett

Patrick Blennerhassett is an award-winning Canadian journalist and four-time published author. He is a Jack Webster Fellowship winner and a British Columbia bestselling novelist. He has covered sport for the Post since 2018.