The Seattle Seahawks postponed a meeting with Colin Kaepernick this week for a workout with team officials after he declined to say he would stop kneeling during the national anthem next season. The Seahawks are still weighing whether to bring Kaepernick in, and no final decisions have been made, a source said to ESPN.
According to Schefter, the Seahawks backed away when Kaepernick would not promise to stop kneeling in protest during national anthem demonstrations before games next season.
Here's the curious thing about the Seahawks doing the Kaepernick two-step.
The day after his scheduled workout with the Seahawks, Kaepernick sat for his deposition administered by NFL attorneys in NY regarding the league's alleged attempts to conspire to keep him out of the league. "Seahawks brass John Schneider and Pete Carroll, want Colin Kaepernick to consider how he wants to proceed on everything (not just anthem) and get together at a later date when his plans are formed".
The day after the scheduled workout, NFL attorneys administered a deposition in NY regarding the league alleged attempts to keep him out of the league.
On NFL Live, Schefter said there is a possibility that the workout could be canceled.
It's getting harder and harder for NFL teams to claim not signing Colin Kaepernick is exclusively a football decision. Kaepernick has the talent that should warrant him being on an National Football League roster as a backup quarterback at the very least at this point. Should the two sides be able to work beyond the bumps in the road, Kaepernick would still appear a capable backup to Russell Wilson, as he still maintained a high passer rating and completion percentage even on a downtrodden 49ers team.
In 69 regular-season games with the 49ers from 2011 through 2016, Kaepernick threw for 12,271 yards with 72 touchdowns and 30 interceptions. In fact, this news broke while Kaepernick was sitting in on the deposition of Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. "Kaepernick is expected to be one of the options, but other quarterbacks will be considered". "Duane Brown knelt for the anthem and is still on the team".