The early days of Ravens training camp have delivered all manner of discouraging news and one large dose of controversy.
The back injury that has sidelined Joe Flacco led to the revelation that the team has been in contact with former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and continues to ponder bringing him into camp.
Kaepernick, of course, deeply offended a lot of Americans when he decided to sit or kneel when the national anthem was played before games last year. He has since let it be known that he will stand for the anthem if he plays in the NFL this season.
Still, there is a delicious irony to the possibility that Kaepernick might resume his football...