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Colin Kaepernick receives NFLPA's first Community MVP award of the season

Colin Kaepernick receives NFLPA's first Community MVP award of the season

Colin Kaepernick isn’t on an NFL roster right now, but he apparently has been keeping up with his dues for the league’s players association.

The NFLPA announced Friday that Kaepernick has been named its Week 1 Community MVP. Eligible players must be dues-paying members of the players association and either be on a roster or actively seeking employment in the league as free agents.

Kaepernick falls into the latter category. The one-time Super Bowl quarterback hasn’t landed a job since opting out of his contract with the San Francisco 49ers in March. Many feel he is being...

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