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Colin Kaepernick received only $39 million of his ‘record’ $126 million contract

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Colin Kaepernick

After leading the San Francisco 49ers
to consecutive NFC championship games and one Super Bowl, Colin
Kaepernick was rewarded with a “record” seven-year, $126 million
contract in 2014.

But after three seasons of declining production, including
one season of headlines surrounding his protest of the national anthem,
we got to see that the contract was not nearly as big as everybody made
it out to be at the time, and in the end he received only $39.4 million.

The contract gave Kaepernick a $12.3 million signing bonus and a 2014 salary of just $645,000.

Those were the only truly guaranteed portions of the
contract, despite reports that Kaepernick’s deal included a record $61
million in “guaranteed” money. It turned out the $61 million was only
guaranteed if he were to suffer a career-ending injury. Each year of the
contract after the first, the 49ers were free to cut Kaepernick and not
owe him any more money.

To make matters worse, Kaepernick was supposed to get his
first large salary ($12.4 million) during the 2015 season. However,
because of the way the contract was worded, that salary actually went
down to $10.4 million. Kaepernick’s salary went down $2 million each
year if he was not named first- or second-team All-Pro, or if the 49ers
didn’t play in the Super Bowl the previous season with 80% of the snaps
taken by Kaepernick. None of those things happened.

Kaepernick eventually restructured his contract during the 2016 season, turning the 2017 season into a player option. Knowing that the 49ers were going to release him later in the summer,
Kaepernick opted out of his contract in early March hoping to take
advantage of becoming a free agent earlier and having more time to
secure a new contract.

In the end, Kaepernick’s seven-year, $126 million contract turned out to be a three-year deal worth a tad more than $39 million.

Meanwhile, five months later and just weeks before the start
of the 2017 season, Kaepernick is still without a job and he is without
a big chunk of the $61 million “guarantee.”

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L. A Prisoners Infect Themselves With Coronavirus To Get Early Release (VIDEO)

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A group of silly L.A area prison inmates were very eager to contract the dreaded coronavirus .

They attempted this because they believed that would trigger their ticket out of prison.

According to the L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva who made the startling revelation Monday, said about twenty-four (24) inmates at the Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic attempted (and somewhat succeeded, apparently) to infect themselves way back in mid-April 2020.

The Sheriff revealed that their department saw an increase in spike in confirmed cases out of nowhere.

He said that when they investigated, they found a high number of inmates living in one block of the prison appeared to be deliberately trying to infect each other with COVID-19 any way they could from behind bars.

When Alex Villanueva played the surveillance footages he and his team combed through carefully , and it showed several inmates hanging out in a common area and passing around what Alex described as a hot cup of water, as well as one face mask they’d each put on all in hopes of getting sympathy from a judge to spring them from the facility and let them go home.

But it turns out, their little ploy worked but, only halfway.

Villanueva reported that 21 of the inmates (out of 50 in the block) caught the ‘Coronavirus.

“What they won’t catch is a break” said the Sheriff.

Watch the Video HERE

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COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: 12 Year Old Albino Girl Suffers Eye Problems After Hawking Veggies In Abuja (PHOTOS)

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A very sad Facebook post greeted Nigerians from Abuja showing a 12 year old Albino Girl Grace, who started developing sight problems after Hawking Veggies under the scorching sun in Abuja.

The Facebook post stated that the little girl was asked to hawk the veggies by her aunt whom she lives with.

Below are the Screenshots of the Facebook post:

This sad news has sparked an outrage by well meaning individuals who spoke against such cruelty and insensitivity of the said girl’s aunt.

what do you think of this? Drop your comments below.

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“Buhari is Made In London” – Reno Omokri Blasts Presidency On Nigerian Made Products

The Buhari administration has been known for enforcing the Nigerian people to patronize Nigerian made goods though without much strategy to make life easier while this transition to economic growth is enforced.

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The Buhari administration has been known for enforcing the Nigerian people to patronize Nigerian made goods though without much strategy to make life easier while this transition to economic growth is enforced. Many Nigerians have tagged it a harsh move that is insensitive and inhumane but moreso, Reno Omokri has singled out signals of hypocrisy in the President of Nigeria by outlining certain traits of family moves of the President that shows that he(Buhari) as the No.1 citizen has no regards for anything made in Nigeria but yet wants other Nigerians to embrace Nigerian made goods.

Reno Omokri ‘s tweet reads:

His kids schooled in England. His wife just returned from a 3 month UK stay. His daughter gave birth to his grandchild in Spain (made in Spain), yet
@MBuhari
, who is London, wants us to patronise made in Nigeria!

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