Colin Kaepernick's workout 'reeks of a PR stunt,' it was clearly orchestrated - Stephen A. | Get Up

  • Published on Nov 18, 2019
  • Stephen A. Smith describes his reaction to Colin Kaepernick's private workout and does not blame teams if Kaepernick does not get another chance in the NFL.
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  • Joe agado
    Joe agado 12 hours ago

    I want to get oppressed for millions of dollars 😂 but I suck at playing football 🏈 😩😩

  • titans nation
    titans nation Day ago

    I’m surprised he didn’t kneel during the whole work out.

  • Andrew B.
    Andrew B. Day ago

    You can kneel during the national anthem to protest things. That's your right. But your employer doesn't have to keep you around. What has Colin done since then to actually help anyone? Somebody please enlighten me. He had money and fans and influence. How did he use them to make a difference? I just don't understand any of his tactics. When he seemingly wants to play again, he acts almost like a different person. He projects so much negativity, and he wants the NFL to be in his corner? Doesn't he know how the world works? I had sympathy for him, but now it's gone. This is almost laughable.

  • gary Claude
    gary Claude 2 days ago

    I am love it

  • Alex Cuevas
    Alex Cuevas 4 days ago

    He has showed poor character. He does not want job, loose the Afro.

  • Jacolby Bernard
    Jacolby Bernard 5 days ago

    Oh this comment section ignorant ignorant!

  • Lyndsey Roach 79'
    Lyndsey Roach 79' 5 days ago

    He wouldn't last one week in the real work force! Good luck telling your boss at the factory that you're gonna do the job interview at a location at my choice then have a tshirt on thats offencive that boss lol. Kick rocks buddy!! What a joker!

  • Zeroph Hangel
    Zeroph Hangel 6 days ago

    im sorry but when you paint a target on your back and stand against everything that america stands for you then lose the ability to whine about the consequences. freedom of speech isnt freedom from consequence. you should have just kept you OPINION to yourself and did your job.

  • Underpantsniper
    Underpantsniper 6 days ago

    This is what I hate about media, they should have had a full hour to talk about this subject.

  • Vickie Lewis
    Vickie Lewis 7 days ago

    You can’t go to McDonalds for a job interview and say its the worst food in the world. THAT is exactly what Kaepernick did.

  • Mannie Rios
    Mannie Rios 10 days ago

    XFL. him an Antonio Brown. Bet that.

  • Mickey Scraps
    Mickey Scraps 10 days ago

    Did he ever dump his girlfriend for costing him a job with the Ravens?

  • Steven H Wang
    Steven H Wang 10 days ago

    Stephen A is such a sell-out.

  • murray goodhind
    murray goodhind 10 days ago +1

    Kaepernick has a face that is just begging to be punched. NO ONE wants him in the NFL.

  • tonyspacemanable
    tonyspacemanable 10 days ago

    I love it. Instead of getting picked by a team, the person he was throwing the ball to ended up getting picked by a team. This is why we the people say, K, if you want to play football, go overseas, because no one here wants to deal with your bull sheet.

  • Ramiro Rossel
    Ramiro Rossel 11 days ago +1

    Stop giving this guy any credit. He’s a cry baby that doesn’t want to work.

  • Daniel Mackey
    Daniel Mackey 11 days ago

    Colin doesn't deserve to be in the NFL.

  • Mark Hall
    Mark Hall 11 days ago

    It was a PR stunt. Kaepernick doesn't REALLY WANT to be an NFL football player. Isn't that obvious?

  • coop31684
    coop31684 11 days ago

    Lol! Unfair? Jesus Christ... Kaepernick is just a sell out hypocrite. Professional victim.

  • Average Joe
    Average Joe 11 days ago

    I don't understand this mindset of people thinking that they are slaves in the NFL. Kaepernick is not the only one who has voiced.

  • Casual Content
    Casual Content 11 days ago

    milking his black priv

  • arn smith
    arn smith 11 days ago

    First of all this is not Colin”s company so when he is on the clock and at work he just can’t do whatever he wants to do, second, there is a place and time to protest for good cause and on the job when there is many replacements is not the place. Third let’s get some of our Black voices to lead a parade on stop Black on Black crimes and killing then is feel like we would have a platform to stand on with Police Brutality I just don’t like the fact that we think that we can kill our Brother but the Police officer can’t..... Let come together stop the main one Black on Black and then we can focus on the outsiders?

  • Greg Nemcek
    Greg Nemcek 12 days ago

    He has NO talent or he would still be playing. Go to Canada.

  • Passo Edits
    Passo Edits 12 days ago +1

    that man came with the fact's, some stuff not even i knew.

  • Zach Varbel
    Zach Varbel 12 days ago

    Kaepernick is a disgrace to the NFL and America

  • Bill Flynn
    Bill Flynn 12 days ago

    I usually don’t agree with SAS, but I do agree with most of this stuff. I don’t agree, however, that CK was blackballed. His skills and his methods both deteriorated at the same time. No one wants either.

  • chrisk730
    chrisk730 12 days ago

    Kaepernick is the ultimate opportunistic capitalist... He makes way more from Nike, settlements, and being a victim than being a dime a dozen third string quarterback

  • saints
    saints 12 days ago

    I'm not in the military but my Dad was, he served during Vietnam. I have all the respect in the world for our military and this guy on the other hand has and shows none. He deserves nothing in my opinion.

  • ocan1033
    ocan1033 12 days ago

    Kaepernick can't be that stupid .. he's figured out a way to make Tom Brady money with Colin Kaepernick talent.

  • joey praytor
    joey praytor 12 days ago

    why would you give this man the time of day!!!

  • E. FITZ
    E. FITZ 12 days ago +1

    Wait.....Who's Colin Kaepernick? That's how fast he became nothing. Not that I agree with anything he stands for but if you want people to hear your concerns, you have to stay relevant. He could have used the NFL as a vehicle to get his
    point across. Now he can preach on street corners.

  • Greg Paquet
    Greg Paquet 12 days ago

    playing in the NFL is a privilege not a right...... call any other owner or employer a "slave owner" ( which is basically what he did by wearing that tshirt ) during an interview and they are not even going to talk to you.... my opinion is he is right where he belongs which is on the outside looking in........

  • panzerabwerkanone
    panzerabwerkanone 12 days ago

    The NFL lost millions of viewers because of Kap and their handling of the situation. Me included. I will never go back to watching the NFL as long as they keep giving a platform to Kap.

  • jordan smith
    jordan smith 12 days ago

    And, for the zillionth time, the lesson from the multi millionaire black athletes crying on these shows's a hard life being black n rich.

  • jordan smith
    jordan smith 12 days ago

    Kaepernicks next career move...At home with the Kaepernicks.

  • B Lijerent
    B Lijerent 12 days ago

    How was he black balled? Denver broncos and Seahawks both offered him a deal that he turned down...

  • rob's garage
    rob's garage 12 days ago

    Very good commentary!

  • MRP
    MRP 13 days ago

    I'm pretty sure he black balled himself Steve-o
    Also happy to see color is important to you.

  • Gerald Gwynn
    Gerald Gwynn 13 days ago

    NO he does not deserve another shot at the NFL. He disrespects this country a country where he has freedoms to do what he does. Make millions throwing a ball. Sick of hearing about this rude little boy.

  • Jayman
    Jayman 13 days ago

    He's a spoiled brat that thumbed his nose at every opportunity that most people only dream of. He needs to just fall off the face of the earth and never be heard from again.

  • Michael Mehus
    Michael Mehus 13 days ago

    Completely agree with with Stephen.

  • Bennett Hastings
    Bennett Hastings 13 days ago


  • Kevy Moranski
    Kevy Moranski 13 days ago

    Who is tired of Stephen A.?

  • Ryan Hughes
    Ryan Hughes 13 days ago

    he wants the nfl and roger goodell to stop running and yet the nfl offers and organizes a private workout for him?! How does that make any sense? Geez kap, this is embarrassing & martyrdom at its finest.

  • Dude Ster
    Dude Ster 13 days ago

    I think Collin changed venues because he was unable to "own" the video footage of the workout at the primary location,
    but he could at the secondary location (who knows why -- maybe he saw value in selling it to Nike or something). I think he
    learned or concluded this too late and hence the "last minute" aspect of the change. The agreement of the practice location
    and ownership of the video footage rights should have been agreed by both parties long in advance.

  • amaraland1
    amaraland1 14 days ago

    He's NOT WORTH IT!

  • Theodore Burrell
    Theodore Burrell 14 days ago

    If he really wanted to get back into the NFL he wouldn't of behaved like this. He is simply reinforcing his beliefs and that is his prerogative. And he is doing a good job.

  • Pat Johnson
    Pat Johnson 14 days ago

    Steven A. Smith Our Own Uncle Ruckus🤣

  • Kevin Stephenson
    Kevin Stephenson 14 days ago

    Thanks Greenie! You've shown that Colin Kaepernick has no place in the future of the NFL. The guy is a chump! The 49ers are better without him. The NFL is better without him. I we've learned anything here........... DON'T WASTE YOUR TIME ON THE HAS BEEN DIVA!

  • Bryan Graves
    Bryan Graves 14 days ago

    Good for him... We don't need this type of person playing in the NFL.

  • Ronald Reagan Republican

    He's a cry baby. Hope he NEVER GETS BACK IN

  • roger watkins
    roger watkins 14 days ago

    talent 1 and 14 ? ok better before he was 2 and what? give me a break jesse . oh wait sorry i thought you were jesse jackson the racist a ss hole

  • Eric f
    Eric f 14 days ago

    Honest, we’re all talking about him again so he kinda did get what he wanted, he just likes attention of any kind.

  • Kevin Ferg
    Kevin Ferg 14 days ago

    He reminds me of someone who is....might I say....privileged. Might I also say spoiled. Reminds me of a kid with rich parents who lives in a gated community but yet complains about living in the hood.

  • Rick Green
    Rick Green 15 days ago +8

    "He's gotten incredibly bad advice." No. He's gotten incredibly stupid.

  • wolf 2490
    wolf 2490 15 days ago

    Colin is literally the blind side 😂😂 boy stop

  • Tom M
    Tom M 15 days ago

    Maybe Leon Spinks can get him a job as a bar tender.

  • BreeZ Place
    BreeZ Place 15 days ago +1

    Colin brought all this on himself and its time to move on

  • Vii N
    Vii N 15 days ago +1

    What a fool you ain't Tom Brady

  • Kostakis
    Kostakis 16 days ago +1

    Kap is the perfect example of a man that had everything handed to him, and only learned to play victim when things didnt go his way and never take responsibility but blamme his mistakes on others...1st of all he shouldnt had a second chance...but since he did...acting like "the A-side" and that he was making the teams some huge favor for letting them in his workout is not only unprofessional but stupid af...