Jobless Colin Kaepernick Promises To Stand – Or Does He?

On Sunday Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reported that jobless Colin Kaepernick is ready to stand for the anthem. Only problem is no one wants to sign him.

La Canfora did not actually speak with Kaepernick directly about whether or not he was ready to stand for the anthem. Because of this he had to walk

Here is a clip from the original story, per Sporting News:

An interesting report about Colin Kaepernick from CBS NFL insider Jason La Canfora on Sunday’s “The NFL Today”: Kaepernick will stand for the national anthem if an NFL team signs him this season.

Kaepernick has stayed mostly silent during his free agency in 2017, only speaking indirectly through NFL insiders such as La Canfora, Cris Carter of FS1 and Adam Schefter of ESPN. La Canfora did not provide video or audio of his interview with Kaepernick, but the reporter shared his finding with CBS’ James Brown on Sunday.

Since then Sporting News issued this update:

UPDATE: CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora clarified that he did not speak to Colin Kaepernick about standing for the national anthem specifically.

Jason La Canfora took to Twitter to back off of his previous claims.

Colin Kaepernick squashed any chance of this being the truth by quoting Winston Churchill on Twitter in a response to the claims.