Colin Kaepernick shouldn’t have to kowtow to the NFL - Max Kellerman | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman discuss Colin Kaepernick’s decision to not show up for his scheduled NFL workout and instead stage one on his own at a different location.
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  1. Robert Jensen

    Robert Jensenپیش 18 ساعت

    My educated guess is that zero teams are interested. If you bet against me, be prepared to lose.

  2. Mark Hall

    Mark Hallپیش 23 ساعت

    No. Kaepernick shouldn't have to "kowtow" to the NFL. He doesn't want to be a player. He just wants to play his own little game and be a legend in his mind. No "kowtowing" necessary for that.

  3. panzerabwerkanone

    panzerabwerkanoneپیش 2 روز

    Sorry but your employer sets the conditions and manner in which you will be employed. Not you.

  4. Rock Johnson

    Rock Johnsonپیش 3 روز

    Someone explain two things to max: 1) Colin (supposedly) wants to get hired by the nfl and 2) the nfl is not trying to get hired by Colin. If he understands these simple tenets then he will revise his opinion on the oppressed crybaby millionaire quarterback

  5. deputy630

    deputy630پیش 7 روز

    Just because you’re yelling don’t make you right!!

  6. Karthik Kumar

    Karthik Kumarپیش 7 روز

    My degree is awesome enough to dictate ratings!!!

  7. Leroy Williams

    Leroy Williamsپیش 4 روز


  8. kurt10 k

    kurt10 kپیش 7 روز

    Seems the louder you get the more right you are? 🤤

  9. chauncy817

    chauncy817پیش 7 روز

    Max loves him some black D. 😂😂😂

  10. hiram hankins

    hiram hankinsپیش 8 روز

    Problem is you cowards think fall in line... 3 years it's been the nfl called him not the other way around. Imagine yourself being called to an interview but every detail is built against you. I'm curious as to when we all have up our pride

  11. Ross Reeder

    Ross Reederپیش 8 روز

    Every player is an independent contractor. They negotiate what they think their worth and entertain offers from different teams. If you feel you are better than what is being offered you set out or retire. In Kaepernicks case his baggage and skills he brings to the table aren't what a team wants on their team. Max Kellerman is a joke, and ESPN is a joke. They used to be about sports and now you have people like Kellerman and Kaepernick bringing in politics. The only people that matter are the fans, period. If the fans wanted him back he would be back. Same reason I don't watch ESPN.

  12. G.T.O. The Public Beta Test

    G.T.O. The Public Beta Testپیش 8 روز

    Yes he should. Just like everyone else. You white knight creeps are helping no one, and hurting everyone.

  13. M W

    M Wپیش 8 روز

    Kellerman is wrong. It was the same contract kap signed in 2011 with the exception of paragraph 2 and 7. Those two exceptions were only to protect the nfl and the coaches from being sued if kap got hurt during the practice. PERIOD. Get over yourself max.

  14. Manufanatic 99

    Manufanatic 99پیش 9 روز

    Oh my a Jew fronting for a minority

  15. Deryk Moates

    Deryk Moatesپیش 9 روز

    I wonder how much they’re paying Kellerman to play devils advocate...

  16. Squash Head

    Squash Headپیش 9 روز

    Kellerman (SJW). White guilt. You have a guilty conscious say a lot about you.

  17. Akeise Sample

    Akeise Sampleپیش 9 روز

    It sickens my stomach to see "so-called" educated people (who themselves conformed to advance in this society) defend and pander to this meaningless "woke" Kaepernick saga. They're the same people (instead of speaking the truth) will tell a young Black man its OK having cornrows in your hair, tattoos on their face, pants sagging and you shouldn't take personal responsibility for not getting a job or advancing in this society. They are lying to the masses and taking a disingenuous stance in which they would NEVER recommend to their own children or loved ones, SMDH!

  18. Venetia Cupidon

    Venetia Cupidonپیش 9 روز

    “Max blacker than you”

  19. Venetia Cupidon

    Venetia Cupidonپیش 9 روز

    This guy is going hard to make Cap look bad.

  20. Richard V

    Richard Vپیش 9 روز

    Doesn't Communist China have football ?

  21. Coney_Slinger

    Coney_Slingerپیش 9 روز

    Coming from a white guy.....who TF was that dumbass white guy? His body language doesn’t even come close to saying he believes the garbage he’s saying. Kap doesn’t want a job, he wants to be some icon.

  22. Janet M.

    Janet M.پیش 9 روز

    Stephen have you looked in the mirror lately? Do you understand the words economic ....equality .....and rights? Black men like you....oh makes my skin crawl.😔Shame on you.

  23. Janet M.

    Janet M.پیش 9 روز

    Stephen ......get a grip..your mind set keeps pushing us back 400 more years.Mr.Kaepernick is a Hero in my book.

  24. Janet M.

    Janet M.پیش 9 روز

    Shut up Stephen..u keep making all Black people look bad. He can wear what he wants.Thats like saying that Black people shouldnt wear braids in thier hair esp. At the office? The NFL is wrong...they had no intention on being right.

  25. Janet M.

    Janet M.پیش 9 روز

    Shut up Mr.Kaepernick ought to give up his morals and values to play ball like they want him to? Just who did you sell your soul to? Sell out

  26. JJ West

    JJ Westپیش 8 روز

    Kaepernick has no morals or values. You do realize Kaep is being paid very well to destabilize America with his travelling circus played out on national tv?

  27. Tony Decker

    Tony Deckerپیش 10 روز

    if you want to be employed you need to comply to employers rules idiot

  28. Lord ShitBird

    Lord ShitBirdپیش 10 روز

    "With the three of us here." Dope.

  29. Lord ShitBird

    Lord ShitBirdپیش 10 روز


  30. -redacted

    -redactedپیش 10 روز

    So this guy wanted to have special treatment? Lol ok. Doesn't work like that.

  31. carrie-anne King

    carrie-anne Kingپیش 10 روز

    This Kaepernack guy, is so ugly from the inside, makes me feel sick literally

  32. Stealthee 3k

    Stealthee 3kپیش 11 روز

    The NFL only added that clause in because they knew who they were dealing with. They basically told him, just because you can get an interview doesn't mean you will get hired. Is he good enough to be in the NFL? Yes. Is the circus that would come with his signing worth signing him? Not a chance.

  33. Sunshine joy

    Sunshine joyپیش 11 روز


  34. Ardream Bystander

    Ardream Bystanderپیش 11 روز

    “Denied his right to a job for three years” - No one is entitled to a specific job...just because you are considered one of the best, doesn’t mean they have to employ you. How big is his sense of entitlement that he believes he has right to play in the NFL. There are other league, why not join one of those...

  35. Wesley Ferrell

    Wesley Ferrellپیش 11 روز

    Max is right

  36. Jason Thyrion

    Jason Thyrionپیش 11 روز

    Everyone on Kapernick's side seems to want a "General Zod". The guy who not only refuses to bend the knee to his prospective employers, but commands they bend the knee to him. That's a great fantasy for anyone having to work under somebody's thumb.

  37. DaddyDeath

    DaddyDeathپیش 11 روز

    Yes slavery was our original sin but that over with blacks and whites have the same rights today as everyone else and the same opportunity to succeed there is no such thing as systemic racism or anything like that

  38. Bradley Johnson

    Bradley Johnsonپیش 11 روز

    Max just trying to make it to the annual cookout.

  39. Tez dorj

    Tez dorjپیش 11 روز

    one time i agree with Stephen A Smith

  40. eugenewash65

    eugenewash65پیش 11 روز

    Question. Why the white man speaking on the behalf of the people of Color. And the man of color on the behalf of the white man controlled system. All parties are working together to promote an agenda. WHITE SUPREMACY

  41. Jeanine Frank

    Jeanine Frankپیش 11 روز

    Edward Okanta..such Elegant..Succcint..Aprapoe..Content.....nice

  42. Chad Whitfield

    Chad Whitfieldپیش 11 روز

    Shouldn't Max be home slapping his wife around?