The new Alliance of American Football talked with Colin Kaepernick amid its improvement about joining the league, co-founder Bill Polian disclosed to The Athletic.
As per Polian, AAF CEO Charlie Ebersol reached out to Kaepernick, who has not played in the NFL since 2016, when he began stooping amid the national anthem to protest racial injustice.
“I don’t know what transpired, but he’s obviously not playing,” Polian told The Athletic.
A source told the Associated Press that Kaepernick needed $20 at least million to consider playing with the alliance that had its presentation a weekend ago.
All AAF players got three-year, $250,000 nonguaranteed contracts however could procure more by means of rewards.
Polian, an ESPN NFL investigator, additionally disclosed to The Athletic that he personally spoke Tim Tebow about joining the alliance, however Tebow declined. The previous NFL QB as of now is in the New York Mets’ spring training camp.
The AAF says its main goal is to give chances to players not in the NFL to proceed with their careers, with a probability they could entice NFL groups to sign them once the AAF season finishes up toward the finish of April.