“Kaepernick should have been back in the league two years ago,” McNabb said on The Zach Gelb Show. “This is starting to get embarrassing. It’s starting to get embarrassing because owners need to stop trying to blackball this young man and give him an opportunity to play and fulfill his dream.

“His message was sent. It had nothing to do with the military. His message was sent, and it’s time to move on. But the problem is people are so worried about the backlash when there is no backlash. Focus on trying to win ball games and get a quarterback in there who has experience.”