Jan. 7, 2011
Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh is not scheduled to interview for the head coaching position in Denver, according to a report in The Denver Post.
Former Stanford QB John Elway is the vice president of football operations with the Broncos. He spoke with Harbaugh informally earlier this week when Elway attended the Orange Bowl, a 40-12 Stanford win over Virginia Tech.
Elway was quoted that he'd indicated to Harbaugh that the Broncos would like to engage in discussions over their head coaching vacancy.
According to The Post, the Broncos had discussed bringing Harbaugh to Denver earlier in the week. When that couldn't be arranged officials considered flying to the Bay Area but a date and time for a meeting were not set.
Harbaugh has met with Stanford, the San Francisco 49ers and the Miami Dolphins in the past few days.
San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York responded emphatically to the comments of President Donald Trump's views of those who take a knee in NFL games during the national anthem.
Speaking in Huntsville, AL, on Friday, Trump told a group of his supporters during a campaign rally, "wouldn't you love to see one of these NFL owners, when someone disrespects our flag to say, 'get that son of a bitch off the field right now. Out. He's fired. He's fired."
Former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was the first to sit and then kneel during the national anthem as a protest against social injustices last season. As he did last season, 49ers safety Eric Reid has continued to take a knee during the 2017 season.
York was the third representative of an NFL team to speak out against Trump's actions. Since then, the Packers and Falcons have issued a statements.
In front of a raucus crowd at a rally in Alabama on Friday night, President Trump had pointed words for NFL players that are kneeling and protesting during the National Anthem.
“Wouldn’t you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, you’d say, ’Get that son of a bitch off the field right now. Out! He’s fired,” Trump said.
Colin Kaepernick, who kneeled before every 49ers game last season, has yet to respond to those comments. But his mom, Teresa, made her thoughts clear on Twitter Friday night.
"Guess that makes me a proud bitch!" Teresa said in response to a journalist tweeting an article with Trump's comments.