Lesser quarterbacks keep getting signed while free-agent Colin Kaepernick continues to wait, curiously unemployed. Is there collusion? Is he being blackballed over the controversy of his national-anthem kneeling? Somewhere out there is a team brave enough and smart enough to look past what has ostracized Kaepernick. Or is there?
Jay Ajayi was one of the best values in football last year, rushing for 1,272 yards despite earning just $525,000. The NFL has a system in place to reward players like Ajayi, but that system has flaws.