BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Linebacker Terrell Suggs, the Baltimore Ravens’ longest-tenured player on the roster, says he would welcome the signing of quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
Suggs told ESPN on Sunday night, “Hell yeah, if he’s going to help us win. We have no issues. Not in the locker room. Hell yeah, we want him.”
Ravens officials said they have contacted Kaepernick directly, and they’re keeping the “door open” on signing him.
Joe Flacco is expected to be sidelined with a back injury for about a week, and backup Ryan Mallett is struggling during training camp.
There continues to be discussions among players and fans about Kaepernick, who became a polarizing figure last year after kneeling during the national anthem before 49ers games.
The Ravens have reportedly received many phone calls since the team first discussed an interest in Kaepernick, who’s a free agent, last week. Fans have threatened to sell their season tickets if the team signed Kaepernick.
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