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The 38 quarterbacks who have signed since Colin Kaepernick became a free agent

The list includes journeymen and a player who came out of retirement

Two weeks into the NFL season, free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick still has not signed with a team. Kaepernick, who opted out of his contract with the San Francisco 49ers on March 3 following after a full year of national anthem protests, has been passed over in recent weeks for Ryan Nassib, Joe Webb, Brad Kaaya and Brock Osweiler, the last of whom couldn’t beat out a rookie or second-year player in Cleveland this offseason.

Over his six-season career with the Niners, Kaepernick appeared in two NFC championship games, was 5 yards away from a Super Bowl ring and outplayed two-time MVP Aaron Rodgers on two occasions during the 2012 and 2013 seasons. Despite putting together the fifth-best touchdown/interception ratio in league history, Kaepernick has remained a free agent while starting quarterbacks Scott Tolzien, Brian Hoyer, Josh McCown and Mike Glennon have struggled early to the tune of a 0-7 combined record.

Here is the list of the 38 quarterbacks, not including draft picks or players who re-signed with their teams or were promoted from the practice squad, who have signed before Kaepernick and how they match up with the former Super Bowl starter:

UPDATED: SEPT. 20, 2017

Quarterbacks who have signed since Colin Kaepernick became a free agent

Colin Kaepernick

Date Signed
Yards 12,271
Touchdowns 72
Interceptions 30
Completion 59.8%
Wins/Loss 28–30

Matt Schaub Atlanta Falcons

Date Signed March 9
Yards 24,867
Touchdowns 133
Interceptions 90
Completion 63.9%
Wins/Loss 47–45

Kellen Clemens Los Angeles Chargers

Date Signed March 9
Yards 4,017
Touchdowns 16
Interceptions 20
Completion 54.6%
Wins/Loss 8–13

Josh McCown New York Jets

Date Signed March 20
Yards 14,242
Touchdowns 79
Interceptions 69
Completion 59.1%
Wins/Loss 18–42

EJ Manuel Oakland Raiders

Date Signed March 20
Yards 3,502
Touchdowns 19
Interceptions 15
Completion 58.3%
Wins/Loss 6–11

Aaron Murray Los Angeles Rams

Date Signed March 22
Yards N/A
Touchdowns N/A
Interceptions N/A
Completion N/A
Wins/Loss N/A

Garrett Gilbert Carolina Panthers

Date Signed March 24
Yards N/A
Touchdowns N/A
Interceptions N/A
Completion N/A
Wins/Loss N/A

Mark Sanchez Chicago Bears

Date Signed March 24
Yards 15,219
Touchdowns 86
Interceptions 86
Completion 56.7%
Wins/Loss 37–35

David Fales Miami Dolphins

Date Signed April 5
Yards 22
Touchdowns 0
Interceptions 0
Completion 40%
Wins/Loss N/A

Matt McGloin Philadelphia Eagles

Date Signed April 10
Yards 1,868
Touchdowns 11
Interceptions 11
Completion 58.1%
Wins/Loss 1–6

T.J. Yates Buffalo Bills

Date Signed April 10
Yards 1,534
Touchdowns 6
Interceptions 8
Completion 58.1%
Wins/Loss 4–3

Alek Torgersen* Atlanta Falcons

Date Signed May 1
Yards N/A
Touchdowns N/A
Interceptions N/A
Completion N/A
Wins/Loss N/A

Sefo Liufau* Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Date Signed May 1
Yards N/A
Touchdowns N/A
Interceptions N/A
Completion N/A
Wins/Loss N/A

Wes Lunt* Minnesota Vikings

Date Signed May 1
Yards N/A
Touchdowns N/A
Interceptions N/A
Completion N/A
Wins/Loss N/A

Trevor Knight* Arizona Cardinals

Date Signed May 2
Yards N/A
Touchdowns N/A
Interceptions N/A
Completion N/A
Wins/Loss N/A

Phillip Walker* Indianapolis Colts

Date Signed May 4
Yards N/A
Touchdowns N/A
Interceptions N/A
Completion N/A
Wins/Loss N/A

Nick Mullins* San Francisco 49ers

Date Signed May 4
Yards N/A
Touchdowns N/A
Interceptions N/A
Completion N/A
Wins/Loss N/A

Zach Terrell* Baltimore Ravens

Date Signed May 5
Yards N/A
Touchdowns N/A
Interceptions N/A
Completion N/A
Wins/Loss N/A

Taysom Hill* Green Bay Packers

Date Signed May 5
Yards N/A
Touchdowns N/A
Interceptions N/A
Completion N/A
Wins/Loss N/A

Tyler Ferguson* Tennessee Titans

Date Signed May 11
Yards N/A
Touchdowns N/A
Interceptions N/A
Completion N/A
Wins/Loss N/A

Cooper Rush* Dallas Cowboys

Date Signed May 12
Yards N/A
Touchdowns N/A
Interceptions N/A
Completion N/A
Wins/Loss N/A

Skyler Howard* Seattle Seahawks

Date Signed May 12
Yards N/A
Touchdowns N/A
Interceptions N/A
Completion N/A
Wins/Loss N/A

Eli Jenkins* Los Angeles Chargers

Date Signed May 12
Yards N/A
Touchdowns N/A
Interceptions N/A
Completion N/A
Wins/Loss N/A

Matt Simms Atlanta Falcons

Date Signed May 15
Yards 195
Touchdowns 1
Interceptions 1
Completion 48.7%
Wins/Loss N/A

Ryan Fitzpatrick Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Date Signed May 19
Yards 25,888
Touchdowns 166
Interceptions 133
Completion 59.7%
Wins/Loss 46–69–1

Austin Davis Seattle Seahawks

Date Signed June 5
Yards 2,528
Touchdowns 13
Interceptions 12
Completion 62.4%
Wins/Loss 3–7

Zac Dysert Dallas Cowboys

Date Signed June 5
Yards N/A
Touchdowns N/A
Interceptions N/A
Completion N/A
Wins/Loss N/A

Dane Evans Philadelphia Eagles

Date Signed July 23
Yards N/A
Touchdowns N/A
Interceptions N/A
Completion N/A
Wins/Loss N/A

Luke McCown Dallas Cowboys

Date Signed July 28
Yards 2,370
Touchdowns 9
Interceptions 15
Completion 60.7%
Wins/Loss 2–8

David Olson Baltimore Ravens

Date Signed July 28
Yards N/A
Touchdowns N/A
Interceptions N/A
Completion N/A
Wins/Loss N/A

Josh Woodrum Baltimore Ravens

Date Signed July 31
Yards N/A
Touchdowns N/A
Interceptions N/A
Completion N/A
Wins/Loss N/A

Jay Cutler Miami Dolphins

Date Signed August 8
Yards 32,467
Touchdowns 208
Interceptions 146
Completion 61.9%
Wins/Loss 68–71

Thad Lewis Baltimore Ravens

Date Signed August 14
Yards 1,296
Touchdowns 5
Interceptions 4
Completion 60.8%
Wins/Loss 2–4

Mitch Leidner* Minnesota Vikings

Date Signed August 20
Yards N/A
Touchdowns N/A
Interceptions N/A
Completion N/A
Wins/Loss N/A

Keith Wenning Buffalo Bills

Date Signed August 28
Yards N/A
Touchdowns N/A
Interceptions N/A
Completion N/A
Wins/Loss N/A

Brad Kaaya Carolina Panthers

Date Signed September 3
Yards N/A
Touchdowns N/A
Interceptions N/A
Completion N/A
Wins/Loss N/A

Joe Webb Buffalo Bills

Date Signed September 4
Yards 853
Touchdowns 3
Interceptions 5
Completion 57.9%
Wins/Loss 1–1

Brock Osweiler Denver Broncos

Date Signed September 4
Yards 5083
Touchdowns 26
Interceptions 22
Completion 59.9%
Wins/Loss 13–8

Ryan Nassib Jacksonville Jaguars

Date Signed September 18
Yards 128
Touchdowns 1
Interceptions 0
Completion 90%
Wins/Loss N/A

* undrafted rookie free agent

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Martenzie is a senior researcher for The Undefeated. His favorite cinematic moment is when Django said "Y'all want to see somethin?"