Colin Kaepernick, the failed NFL quarterback, was hoping to return to the league.
Aaron Rodgers of the New York Jets recently tore his Achilles on the first night of the season. The Jets are in communication with Kaepernick, according to his agent.
Kaepernick has not played since 2016, when he began promoting contentious left-wing social protest during the national anthem.
Several organizations have declined to add him to their rosters since then.
It appears that Kaepernick will not be given a tryout after all.
Kaepernick asserts that he is ready to play. Critics believe that the 35-year-old Kaepernick is not physically suited to play quarterback in the NFL, even as a backup.