Despite many national news stations posting that Colin Kaepernick has signed with the Jets, he remains unemployed, just like many Americans.
The twitter account @SuperToughScene with a headline name of ‘SportsCenter’ tweeted that Kaepernick signed a 1 year, $9 million deal.
Many news stations including Fox 8 and CBS 17, fell victim to the hoax, by publishing articles that he had signed. They have since changed the article to reflect that.
The rumors quickly stared spreading on social media: