Master P Says He Wants to Start New Football League with Colin Kaepernick

Master P is doing what he can to get former NFL star and activist Colin Kaepernick back on the field. Not long after it was announced that Kaepernick is filing a grievance against the NFL for collusion, Master P says he is willing to start a new football league with him.

According to TMZ, P mentioned the partnership during an interview with TMZ Sports –pointing out that the only way Kaepernick can ensure his right to take a knee in solidarity is by owing his own team. “I’ll help him start his own league,” the “Make ‘Em Say Uhh” rapper said. “I think he should, I mean he’s a great football player. I think the NFL should have some competition.”

Master P is no stranger to the world of professional sports. The New Orleans native founded the Global Mixed Gender Basketball League, which has signed basketball stars including Glen Davis, the Gonzales Twins, Carlos Boozer, and Metta World Peace. The league currently has four teams: the New Orleans Gators, Chicago Vikings, Washington D.C Fusion, and the Atlanta Heirs – owned by Tameka “Tiny” Harris.

During the interview, P also discussed the nonexistent United Football League and how football players are left without any alternatives outside the NFL.

Kaepernick, for example, has yet to be picked up by any team in the NFL since opting out of his contract with the San Francisco 49ers back in March 2017. The difficulty to find a team that was willing to sign him, Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL alleging collusion against him.

According to VIBE, the document states that during the “2017 NFL season and continuing to the present, the NFL, by and through all NFL team owners, NFL employees and team employees, have entered into and enforced, implied and/or expressed agreement to specifically deprive” Kaepernick from being employed by the NFL, “as well as from practicing with and/or trying out for NFL teams for which Mr. Kaepernick is eminently qualified.”

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