Washington Football Team quarterback Alex Smith is still bamboozled as to why Colin Kaepernick is not on an NFL roster.
Describing the situation as ‘tragic” and “sad,” the current Washington signal-caller and one-time teammate of Kaepernick told the NFL Network’s Kyle Brandt that the league’s original anthem protester not being on a roster “still doesn’t make sense.”
“Great dude” “Really quiet” “Respectful” “Incredibly brave” “Tragic” “The country wasn’t ready”
Alex Smith reflects on a young Colin Kaepernick. @Kaepernick7
— Kyle Brandt (@KyleBrandt) February 19, 2021
“The country wasn’t ready. Nobody was ready for it,” Smith said. “And, he’s sitting there trying to tell everybody through a completely peaceful manner about some of the things going on in this country and that have been going on for a long time.
Smith added, “And, to see the backlash that happened, yeah, it hurts. It hurts