When was the last time The Guardian, Agence France-Presse, and the BBC headlined
An NFL story? He has found a captive, willingly gullible audience and marketplace and is milking it for all its worth.
Very ironically, his cashing in on this is the embodiment of the "American Way" he's denouncing.
He has had multiple opportunities to break into teams as a backup, which is something that most quarterbacks coming off a 2-14 season would immediately jump at, but this is a MUCH surer thing...and he gets to keep his body and his brain and he gains far more fame. Backup quarterbacks don't get murals painted of them.