EAGLE MALCOLM JENKINS: RAVENS COWARDS FOR NOT SIGNING KAEP!

By Michael Bennett

Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh and general manager Ozzie Newsome support the signing of Colin Kaepernick, but they have met resistance from owner Steve Bisciotti.

And Eagle safety Malcolm Jenkins is calling them out:

“This is just some other teams being, quite honestly, cowards, to say that they’re afraid of backlash to sign someone to make their team better, when fans’ input has never been in the equation when it comes to signing people in the past,” Jenkins told delawareonline.com.

“It’s certain owners’ way of making an example out of [Kaepernick] to discourage anybody else from doing what he did.”

Kaepernick sat and later kneeled during the playing of the national anthem before games last season to protest social injustice. He drew support from players around the league, including Jenkins, who raised a fist above his head during “The Star-Spangled Banner” for all but one game last season. Kaepernick has also drawn a great deal of criticism for his actions.

“Four months ago, there was a debate as to whether [Kaepernick] is talented enough or whatever,” Jenkins said. “I think at this point in time, when you look at the quarterbacks who have jobs around the league, and the amount of owners and GMs who have only spoken of what fans would think about his stance. I think it’s safe to throw out that talent argument, and basically focus on the fact that he doesn’t have a job solely because he didn’t stand for the anthem last year, even though he already expressed that he planned on standing this year.

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