Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Alouettes GM Kavis Reed Still Waiting to Hear Back from Kaepernick Camp

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Alouettes GM Kavis Reed Still Waiting to Hear Back from Kaepernick Camp

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Reed still waiting to hear from Kaepernick

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MONTREAL - Colin Kaepernick has been on the Montreal Alouettes negotiation list for about a month but Kavis Reed doesn't know if the former NFL quarterback will ever step on to a CFL field.

Reed, Montreal's GM/interim head coach, reached out to Kaepernick's representatives shortly after putting the former San Francisco 49er on the CFL team's 45-man negotiation list. Reed basically provided the Kaepernick camp information about the situation but said Wednesday he has yet to hear back and hasn't spoken directly to Kaepernick.

"There's been no conversation about Colin coming here," Reed said. "It was just to let them know we had his rights and if there was anything they were interested in to get back to us.

"There's been no call back from his agent . . . that's where it stands."

Montreal placed Kaepernick on its negotiation list after the Hamilton Tiger-Cats released the former NFL player from theirs. The Ticats reportedly made their decision after Kaepernick's representatives made it clear he had no interest in coming to the CFL.

The six-foot-four, 230-pound Kaepernick spent six seasons with the San Francisco 49ers before opting out of his contract earlier this year. He remains unemployed.

A 2011 second-round draft pick, Kaepernick threw for 12,271 yards with 72 TDs and 30 interceptions with the 49ers. …

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