NFL likely hopes to force Kaepernick to put his cards on the table

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And that’s the only potential downside for the league in what is an otherwise nothing-to-lose proposition; as Burbank applies the appropriate standard, he may begin to see the case the way Kaepernick and Geragos see it, allowing Burbank to eventually conclude that, indeed, an unspoken agreement existed to shun Kaepernick due to his decision to protest during the national anthem.

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Bettis had specific advice for Bell, who refused the team’s best multi-year deal a year ago and who has yet to accept the team’s best offer in 2018, whatever it may be.

Le’Veon, you’re not going to be as good going somewhere else because they’re not going to have the offensive line, they’re not going to have the quarterback, the receivers that they have in Pittsburgh, Bettis said. You have a full complement around you that allows you to be as great as you want to be.

Of course, Bell helps make the offensive line, the quarterback, and the receivers that they have in Pittsburgh look better, just as he would do if he had a chance to sign with any other team. The Steelers for two straight years have blocked his ability to do that by using the franchise tag.

Wide receivers Corey Davis, Rishard Matthews, Taywan Taylor and Tajae Sharpe joined Mariota and tight end Jonnu Smith for workouts in California early in the offseason. Wyatt reports some of those players were in Nashville over the weekend as well as others that weren’t involved in the first round of work, but there’s no full account of who was at these sessions.