There are only a few dozen people on the planet who can play QB in the NFL. Colin Kaepernick is one of them. Yet, even though he’s expressed an eagerness to return to the playing field, Kaepernick has now been passed over for QB positions on several clubs. Many NFL stars--including Tom Brady, Richard Sherman, and Brandon Weedon (who was recently hired over Kaepernick for the Ravens’ backup role)--are convinced that Kap’s got the talent to be on the field. If that’s true, then why is he still out of work?
Kap, Collusion, and Labor Market Competition