At least Blackberry had the sense to start accepting Android apps into their Blackberry world. Don't make fun of the Windows phone though, Microsoft is playing the long game of "standard experience" across devices, desktop, tablet etc...
Yes, you are correct. My only assessment of this situation is that there seems to be the existence of a secret media cabal, if you may. Seemingly, this cabal has been rumoured to include journalists/bloggers/beat-scouts/and has-been professional football players, all with the same agenda.
Taking it one step further, Grant and Dilfer might belong to this same group. As such their asinine sentiments towards, young Kaepernick are explicitly understood.
I will continue my research in this endeavour and probe the anonymous source for confirming information. I will let you know!