Colin Kaepernick doesn't want to play, he wants to be a 'martyr' - Stephen A. | NFL on ESPN

  • Published on Nov 17, 2019
  • Stephen A. Smith is frustrated that Colin Kaepernick's camp switched venues from the Atlanta Falcons facility to a nearby high school. Stephen A. does not believe Kaepernick wants to play in the NFL, but rather just wants to make noise.
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  • OH Yeh!
    OH Yeh! 5 days ago +1

    Colin is a duch bag -

  • Gmax Mill
    Gmax Mill 7 days ago

    Kaepernick brings UnAmerican to American Football. What a r e t a r d. Go play for another country.

  • Alex Williams
    Alex Williams 10 days ago

    Its really funny that if jews speak on or stand up against the holocaust its no prob if native indians speak on how white peoole took their land and put them on a reservation and killed them no issue jews still receive money from Germany for holocaust indians have land and casinos black people stand up for cops killing minorities and we are blackballed we have received no reparation for crimes committed against our ancestors while others have but if we stand up for right our own kind speak against us because they have sold their souls for the mighty dollar its just sad we see wrong and won't stand up for it if kaepernick got blackballed and he's rich same can happen to u or i open our eyes people the rich are getting richer and more powerful cause we dont realize the power we have dont stay sleep wake up

  • fatomarepo green
    fatomarepo green 11 days ago

    why are you talking like that??? ewww

  • gblueslover2
    gblueslover2 11 days ago

    He's the Jussie Smollett of football.
    *"Rebel without a brain."*

  • john heath
    john heath 12 days ago

    Kaepernick wears a junta kinte t shirt to his performance.
    Yeah he's a 5 million a year slave.

  • Kao Phillips
    Kao Phillips 13 days ago +1

    I feel u bro he dont wanna play

  • DJ Johnson
    DJ Johnson 13 days ago +1

    Sad thing is Stephen A. is spot on 👌

  • Upside
    Upside 13 days ago

    It's a simple question none of you grown men can answer is he a funny guy or a snob.

  • MsAncients1
    MsAncients1 14 days ago

    Good riddance to Colin I say..................

  • Larry Kaye
    Larry Kaye 15 days ago

    He tells us he's been ready for three yrs. The truth is he hasn't wanted to play football in three, maybe even fours. This Kaepernick showing us just who he is. This dog and pony was all about his new shoe line with Nike and trying to keep himself front and center with the public. The league, the commissioner, and everybody else are mere props that he's using to further his "brand". I'd respect him if he came out and said he just flat out didn't want to play football anymore. If anything, the NFL and it's teams have proven Time and again that if you can still play and are willing to play, one of the 30+ teams will sign you.

  • Mario Muccino
    Mario Muccino 15 days ago


  • Patrick M
    Patrick M 15 days ago +1

    I feel like Mean Gean should be holding a mike to his face

  • Mail Merrill
    Mail Merrill 16 days ago

    Stephen A Smith the King!!!!!

  • White Glove
    White Glove 16 days ago

    Anybody want Colin as a team mates?

  • quinnjim
    quinnjim 16 days ago

    Kaepernick hates America. He had to leave the country on the 4th of July he hated us so bad. He would be TOXIC for any team. The fans hate him. Be honest...THAT is his problem. Along with the fact that he is a lousy player. He was a second string QB on the worst team in football when he stopped playing. Never forget that. Put the race card away.

  • RufusVonDufus2
    RufusVonDufus2 17 days ago

    If Krappydick got what he deserved it would be a venereal disease, but he probably already has three! Total loser he is.

  • Spiz D
    Spiz D 17 days ago

    It's OVVVAAAA 🤣

  • Spiz D
    Spiz D 17 days ago


  • Lord ShitBird
    Lord ShitBird 17 days ago

    You rule. Thank you for your work.

  • ratu marawa
    ratu marawa 17 days ago

    Love Stephen A Say it like it is exposed

  • Steve Miner
    Steve Miner 17 days ago

    Well said!

  • Ray D
    Ray D 17 days ago

    Stephen speaking the truth!!!

  • Thomas Chandler
    Thomas Chandler 18 days ago +1


  • G Fears
    G Fears 18 days ago +2

    This is funny in retrospect now that Steven A has tapped danced all week after being called out for lying or spreading his opinion like fact.

  • Greg Robinson
    Greg Robinson 18 days ago +2

    Boo! Stephen "A" you never really supported Colin Kap. despite what you done in the past; this video proves it. Now Colin Kap knows how you really feel and so does the public! This is a let down!

  • Private Citizen-Guy
    Private Citizen-Guy 18 days ago +1

    ...and Stephen A wants to be the biggest Uncle Tom in 2020

  • Marvin A
    Marvin A 18 days ago

    Stephen, you're right that brothers must do the right thing. However, doing the right thing is how Kap got shafted by the NFL to begin with! Why can't you see that he is trying to ensure that he doesn't get screwed by them again? They have all the power. They're the ones that blackballed him, remember? What is wrong with demanding transparency? Haven't you ever heard the saying, "Fool me once shame on you...fool me twice shame on me." ??? You're asking a brother to let his guard down to potentially get fooled a second time !!!! There is nothing wrong with him asking NFL/Media to show a good faith effort in agreeing to unbiased and full transparent coverage of his workout! Stop being stubborn and see the truth for what it is! Jesus Christ you are hard-headed !!!

  • Tilwana Boone
    Tilwana Boone 18 days ago

    It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it. Truth or not. Dummies are emotional

  • Tim Lenord
    Tim Lenord 18 days ago +2

    Sound like he afraid his Black neighbors would hear him so he whisper yelling.

    • Tim Lenord
      Tim Lenord 16 days ago

      @Salty Gator Yeah my bad

    • Salty Gator
      Salty Gator 16 days ago +1

      Tim Lenord what black neighbors?! C’mon, man.

  • Gerrod Elston
    Gerrod Elston 18 days ago

    The way he said it was over was creepy. Kinda like that's what he wants

  • Dennis Brill
    Dennis Brill 18 days ago

    Kaperdick, 🖕🖕🖕

  • Robert Adams
    Robert Adams 18 days ago

    This is an overreaction before you got the facts Sir. I am just using your format of keeping it real. You should watch OR call in for a interview a Senior NFL REPORTER named Charles Robinson who was interviewed on Jim Rome your competitor on TVclip. His information might change your thinking about the Tricknology used by the NFL.

  • Chris Romo
    Chris Romo 18 days ago

    💯 Truth!!

  • Destry Welch
    Destry Welch 19 days ago

    SPOT ON !!!! Anyone over 30 can see through the fluff.

  • Mick Quarter
    Mick Quarter 19 days ago

    Colin Kaepernick doesn't want to play, he wants to be Greta Thunberg and say "How dare You"

  • Anthony  Hall
    Anthony Hall 19 days ago

    He did show out! The high school kids are our future, nothing wrong with the high school facility.

  • Kent Aroberson
    Kent Aroberson 19 days ago

    Why wont You just pick up your 8millo
    n contract & pack up your family and go anywhere FAR FAR AWAY!!!

    • Kent Aroberson
      Kent Aroberson 19 days ago

      I'm startig to WONDERING IF MAX Is blacker-----mentally ?after watchin the show-----i realy think it's time for U 2 quit( call MAX---who knows-u deffinetly ned "advce)
      After U quit u can start up your own ch---- call it " GOD knows EVERYTHING --- even SPORTS
      Sud title--- & AND NEVER WRONG..
      Pls just GO

  • Jt Patel
    Jt Patel 19 days ago +3

    Stephen A Smith “in my feelings” remix

  • NorCalguapo NorCalguapo

    Bro don’t let your mom walk in or she won’t pack a fruit roll up in your lunch tomorrow.

  • nolarocker
    nolarocker 19 days ago

    I usually disagree with Stephen A but on this, he is 100% correct. Kaepernick is a clown

  • daniel harkins
    daniel harkins 20 days ago

    Colin must be a Democrat so fake a joke

  • zaqangabar
    zaqangabar 20 days ago


  • Moshe
    Moshe 20 days ago +8

    Why so many dislikes? I guess some people don’t like to hear the truth


    This sell out..another kayne SMH..put your maga hat on boy 👎.

  • ACE81
    ACE81 20 days ago +1

    This smith guy is a Total idiot ....
    Everyone should be able to control their own narrative.
    Same way a canelo alverez can after cheating, or any one else his master kellerman like or endorses
    Absolutely embarrasing

  • Kool Change
    Kool Change 20 days ago


  • Brian Chilman
    Brian Chilman 20 days ago

    Well you hit that nail on the head.

  • Kurt Parent
    Kurt Parent 20 days ago

    For Kap to truly find some sort of redemption in this space, he needs to prove on the field immediately that he is good enough to be playing and good enough to make his team win.
    The perfect scenario would have been Kap signing with someone like Seattle or Kansas City as a backup at league minimum salary, and to replace one of those MVP candidate QBs in week 15 followed by some critical wins to get into rge playoffs, followed by a Super Bowl run.

  • slangnocturno
    slangnocturno 20 days ago +1

    Max Kellerman is blacker than you,son!

  • rizennsunn
    rizennsunn 20 days ago

    100% Stephen A. But portrait mode?

  • Fading Faze
    Fading Faze 20 days ago

    Atlanta, Gorger - Stephen A Smith

  • Auggystyle
    Auggystyle 20 days ago +2

    And this, Stephen A, is why I love you. Straight to the heart of the matter with a dagger of truth.

  • Erik Rudolph
    Erik Rudolph 20 days ago +1

    A martyr is a bigger man than a player

  • Antonio Woodall
    Antonio Woodall 20 days ago

    I wonder if Stephen A. Smith has ever been under the type of scrutiny that could ruin and undermine everything he's done and/or said? To want a more favorable setting, to me, is more than understandably.

  • Black Male 1st Media
    Black Male 1st Media 20 days ago

    Is that your daughter 2:47 saying “Mom!!!”

  • Jonathan Kuhn
    Jonathan Kuhn 20 days ago

    I'm not a huge sas fan but good man to call a spade a spade

  • Joe James
    Joe James 20 days ago

    Ok, I do agree wit SA now. Lets move n play football baby its close to play off time. Thanks SA bout time u tell it like n yes u said first.

  • 845pitdog
    845pitdog 20 days ago

    Caalvinnnn !!!

  • 713davidh42
    713davidh42 20 days ago

    I think Colin Kaepernick is currently the best argument for nature over nurture. He's the result of a narcissistic black man who impregnated a white woman and apparently wasn't man enough to take responsibility for it. Despite a lot of athletic talent and being raised by a loving white family that gave him his name he has become a fool just like his real daddy.