Quarterback Colin Kaepernick made headlines last season with the San Francisco 49ers when he didn't stand for the national anthem. Film director Spike Lee thinks it's "fishy" a team hasn't signed him in the aftermath.
Lee expressed his thoughts in an Instagram post, saying the New York Jets should sign the signal-caller and adding, "How Is It That There Are 32 NFL Teams And Kap Is Still A Free Agent? WTF. Smells MAD Fishy To Me, Stinks To The High Heavens."
Kaepernick opted out of his 49ers' contract this offseason.
Rich Cimini of ESPN.com noted ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Kaepernick plans to stand for the national anthem in 2017 because he doesn't want his kneeling to distract from the overall discussion on inequality.
As for the Jets, they are far from set at quarterback, but Cimini said they aren't interested in Kaepernick, adding team owner Woody Johnson—who said Kaepernick was one reason the NFL's television ratings declined in 2016—is an ardent GOP and Donald Trump supporter.