Former Cleveland Browns coach Hue Jackson said Saturday he wanted his team to sign Colin Kaepernick after the quarterback opted out of his contract in 2017, but the franchise went a different route.

Jackson, who coached the Browns from 2016 to 2018 and led them to a 0-16 season 2017, told ESPN Radio in Cleveland that he was interested in Kaepernick.

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Pro Football Talk noted that Jackson’s latest comments were a far cry from what he told reporters about the possibility of signing Kaepernick at the time.

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