NFL changes Colin Kaepernick's status from 'retired' to 'UFA' on league site after backlash

The NFL got here underneath hearth Friday after record former San Francisco 49ers’ Colin Kaepernick as “retired” at the league’s legit website online.

The previous quarterback’s female friend Nessa Diab took to Twitter to slam the league for “mendacity” and “claiming [Kapernick] retired.”

COLIN KAEPERNICK DONATES $100G TO CORONAVIRUS FUND FOR ‘DISPROPORTIONATELY DEVASTATED’ MINORITY GROUPS 

“Colin did NOT retire. You cowards blackballed him bc [sic] he peacefully protested towards police brutality. He’s a Superbowl QB & will have to be taking part in bc [sic] his stats display that,” she stated in a tweet with a screenshot of Kapernick’s participant profile web page at the NFL’s website online which, on the time, indexed him as retired.

Kaepernick has now not performed within the NFL because the 2016 season. In 12 video games that yr, he had 2,241 passing yards, 16 landing passes and 4 interceptions.

The NFL later adjusted his standing to “UFA,” or an undrafted unfastened agent.

CLICK HERE TO GET MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM

“Thanks to everybody who held the [NFL] answerable for falsely reporting that Colin ‘retired’ on their website online,” Diab stated in a follow-up tweet.

“They heard you loud & transparent bc [sic] the NFL put the correct description that [Kaepernick] is a [sic] Unrestricted Unfastened Agent (UFA). Inform them to forestall denying him employment.”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *