The president, Trump reiterated on Wednesday night that he would like to see Colin Kaepernick get another shot in the NFL ” if he has the ability “.
The comments from Trump on the former quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers came hours after he told reporters that he would “absolutely” to have another chance in the NFL.
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“If he has the ability, look, you know, it could obtain if it had the capacity,” said Trump in an interview on ” Hannity “. “They’re not going to lose games because, you know, wanting to be politically correct, or whatever term you use to describe them. I don’t know if it is politically correct or the reverse. But if he has the ability to look at it, it was a great rookie and his second year has been great. And then, he began to descend quite rapidly. And then he was out of football and began to pursue the world. And I think he has earned a lot more money doing this with the football. ”
Trump has assured the host Sean Hannity that a team in the NFL would sign Kaepernick if he had the ability.
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Kaepernick has received renewed support in recent weeks since the recent deaths of black men unarmed involved in the police and the protests that followed.
The coach of the Chargers from Los Angeles, Anthony Lynn, has said earlier on Wednesday that Kaepernick was on his “drive list”, but no plan had been expected for it to come and try for the time being.
The coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, Doug Pederson, said on 94WIP that the team could consider Kaepernick in a backup role.
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The owner of the Las Vegas Raiders, Mark Davis, said that he had given to the officials of the team his “blessing” to sign Kaepernick.
Kaepernick has not played since the season 2016. In the course of this season with the 49ers, he recorded 2 241 yards passing and 16 touchdowns in 12 games. He has started only four interceptions. During his training rushed last year, at least one scout would have been described as having a force of arms “elite”.