Colin Kaepernick’s agent changed the location of Kaepernick’s workout Saturday and invited the media to attend for transparency. All 32 NFL teams were invited to attend. Kaepernick brought his own receivers for the workout. Former head coach Hue Jackson traveled to Atlanta Saturday to conduct the workout for the NFL. Kaepernick’s agent invited him to the new workout which was more than an hour from where the NFL workout was scheduled to take place. Instead of attending the workout, Hue Jackson returned to the airport. The NFL released a statement saying they were disappointed that Kaepernick did not appear for the workout.
Sporting protected the following 12 players for the expansion draft to be held on Tuesday: K Time Melia and Adrian Zendejas; D Matt Besler, Luis Martins, Graham Smith and Graham Zusi; M Felipe Gutierrez, Roger Espinoza and Ilie Sanchez; F Gerso Fernandes, Erik Hurtado and Johnny Russell.
The expansion draft on Tuesday is for Miami CF and Nashville SC. Club’s can only lose one player in the expansion draft. Miami and Nashville will begin play in 2020.
Ken Rosenthal and Evan Drelich of The Athletic released a story Saturday night reporting that Houston Astros executives asked scouts to steal signs using cameras if necessary according to an email that they obtained. Many scouts were uncomfortable with what the Astros executives were requesting.