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All Colin Kaepernick needs is the prospect to crack an NFL roster, and with the Tennessee Titans lately dropping quarterback Marcus Mariota to a hamstring damage, a chance was seemingly there for him to take action.
Whereas Tennessee was made conscious of Kaepernick’s want to work out for the staff, talks between the 2 events have been unable to advance, sources advised CBS Sports activities’ Jason La Canfora.
Kaepernick’s brokers reportedly proceed to succeed in out to groups to gauge curiosity, however up to now, there hasn’t been any.
The Titans wound up inking 33-yr-previous Brandon Weeden after understanding the likes of T.J. Yates, Matt Barkley, and Matt McGloin – all of whom do not have Kaepernick’s credentials behind middle.
Head coach Mike Mularkey stated earlier within the week that Kaepernick was doubtless by no means within the operating for the job because of his lack of understanding of the Titans’ offensive system.
Even with the Weeden signing, Tennessee will doubtless roll with Matt Cassel in Week 5 towards the Miami Dolphins, with Weeden being the first backup. Mariota was initially thought-about a recreation-time determination after participating in particular person drills increasingly all through the week throughout practices.
Kaepernick has suited up for sixty nine video games since 2011, throwing for over 12,000 yards, seventy two touchdowns, and 30 interceptions, whereas dashing for thirteen scores and a couple of,300 yards on the bottom.