NFL Rumors: Jim Harbaugh's Chargers hire could lead to Colin Kaepernick's comeback.

Jim Harbaugh's hiring by the Los Angeles Chargers could have significant implications for a specific former NFL star: Colin Kaepernick. Kaepernick hasn't played since 2017, and he's apparently hoping to return to the NFL.

Several teams have expressed interest in him, and he has worked out for them in the past, but he has yet to be signed or even come close. The door appeared to be closing, but Harbaugh's return may change things.

According to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, Kaepernick's significant achievements occurred under Harbaugh, who also expressed support for the quarterback during his exile.

Florio also mentioned that Harbaugh considered recruiting Kaepernick to work with quarterbacks at Minnesota while he was interviewing for the head coaching position.

There is no telling what Harbaugh intends to do. He has only recently been hired by the Los Angeles Rams, but his relationship to the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback is strong, and this could be his final chance to return.

Colin Kaepernick has been working hard to return to the NFL, which looked impossible. He's significantly older and hasn't played football in seven years. Nonetheless, he pursues his desire and works out.

That means he may be signed by the Los Angeles Chargers now that Jim Harbaugh is in town, but it's unlikely. The Chargers are set with Justin Herbert, and they may not want to look elsewhere for backups.

However, Kaepernick has not had a shot like this in a long time. It remains to be seen whether it will come to fruition.

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