Kaepernick rarely has spoken publicly since opting out of his contract with the San Francisco 49ers at the conclusion of the 2016 season, but those in his camp have maintained that he still wants to play - and has been working out constantly in an effort to do so.
On Tuesday, the NFL sent a memo to all 32 NFL teams, inviting them to the workout for Kaepernick, who is best known for his protesting during the playing of the national anthem in 2016 and 2015-triggering widespread backlash and boycott threats from fans. He is 32 years old and Tom Brady isn't retiring anytime soon.
News of the Roc Nation exec's possible involvement came almost three months after he signed a heavily criticized deal to become the NFL's live music entertainment strategist.
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"We are looking forward to Saturday's workout with Colin", the league said in a statement.
The NFL is hurrying to put together a Saturday workout for free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who ranks twenty-third in career passing rating in NFL history but hasn't had a team in nearly three years despite training five days a week to remain game-ready.
According to NFL's communication department, Tampa Bay is among the 11 teams that are scheduled to attend the former San Francisco 49er's workout Saturday. However, Eric Reid of the Carolinas Panthers, who was part of the lawsuit against the National Football League, is calling BS, like he always do and we love him for it. At this point it feels like a PR stunt, again it being on a Saturday.
"I'm just obtaining phrase from my reps that the NFL league place of work arrived at out to them about a exercise in Atlanta on Saturday".
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"I'll believe it when I see it", Reid told reporters on Wednesday. If it's legit or not, I would hope that the league isn't that kind of company to put on that kind of scandal, but it's a great opportunity for guy. Two NFL defensive backs who have supported Kaepernick's decision to kneel during the anthem and who have been some of the most outspoken voices in the league have also expressed concerns.
Kaepernick said he did so to protest police shootings of African American men and other social injustices faced by black people in the United States.
Reid kneeled alongside Kaepernick and also filed a grievance against the league, though he was signed by the Panthers in 2018.
One advocate Kaepernick would have in the Texans locker room is All-Pro receiver DeAndre Hopkins, who wore a Kaepernick jersey upon arriving to NRG Stadium for a Texans game on December 2, 2018.
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