Seahawks postpone visit after Colin Kaepernick won't say if he'll stop kneeling

Kaepernick won't stop kneeling?

Kaepernick won't stop kneeling?

Schefter reported that the Seahawks are still considering bringing in Kaepernick for a workout. "Clearly, Seattle has accepted players speaking out for what they believe".

This changes the narrative a bit as there is still much interest on the Seahawks' behalf to possibly sign Kaepernick to a deal this offseason to become the backup to Pro Bowler Russell Wilson. Recently, Eric Reid, who also knelt last season, was asked if he would stop as well.

Kaepernick famously began sitting out national anthems in 2016, in protest over the United States government's treatment of people of color domestically and overseas. In October, Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL alleging the owners colluded to blackball him from the league.

Also notable? While the Bengals and Seahawks both balked at signing two outspoken and peaceful protesters, neither team batted an eye before signing players with a history of domestic violence in the past.

Andrew Luck hasn't thrown 'The Duke' during rehab
It was a uniquely introspective public address from Luck - who referenced his own private nature at one point. While he would not share his timetable, Luck said, "If I wasn't making progress, it would freak me out".

Kaepernick led San Francisco to the Super Bowl in 2012 where they fell to the Baltimore Ravens.

Kaepernick, then with the San Francisco 49ers, started the movement of National Football League players kneeling during the Star Spangled Banner in the 2016 preseason over racial inequality and oppression in the United States. A year ago they rolled with Austin Davis, who is bad, and Trevone Boykin who is both bad and already off the roster following a domestic violence arrest. Kaepernick opted out of his contract with the team, setting himself up as a free agent to potentially player for a different organization. Duane Brown has also protested in the past, and is now on the Seahawks' roster.

Those protests were held during the national anthem, which sparked a controversy that carried throughout the 2017 season, even when he wasn't on the field.

In other words, the team wanted a guarantee Colin would stand during the anthem.

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