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Torrey Smith: 'Reactive' NFL anthem policy casts Kaepernick as villain

Carolina Panthers wide receiver Torrey Smith made his feelings about the NFL’s new national anthem policy clear on the day of its announcement, <a href="https://twitter.com/TorreySmithWR/status/999385328250249217?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.espn.com%2Fnfl%2Fstory%2F_%2Fid%2F23641544%2Ftorre… NFL | theScore

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Report: NFL used polling firm to get public opinion on signing Kaepernick

The NFL sought the help of a Washington consulting firm to gauge public opinion on whether Colin Kaepernick should be signed last offseason, sources told Charles Robinson of Yahoo. The Glover Park Group, a consulting firm that was co-founded by then-NFL communications chief Joe Lockhart, conducted the poll four months into Kaepernick’s 2017 free agency and prior … NFL | ...

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Report: Teams' free-agent documents show Kaepernick was viewed as starter

Colin Kaepernick may have taken a big step in his attempts to prove the NFL colluded to keep him out of the league. Depositions in the quarterback’s collusion case have produced internal franchise documents from the free-agent evaluation process, as well as witness testimony, that has established that teams around the league viewed Kaepernick not only as being worthy of ...

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Report: Elway deposed in Kaepernick collusion case

Denver Broncos general manager and vice president of football operations John Elway has become the most recent NFL executive to be deposed in Colin Kaepernick’s collusion case against the NFL, according to Mike Klis of 9NEWS. Kaepernick was present for the hour-long session, which took place at t… NFL | theScore

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Trump reportedly wants Kaepernick for summits on race

President Donald Trump wants Colin Kaepernick involved in a series of summits on race alongside other athletes and musical artists, Darrell Scott, a black Cleveland pastor and Trump ally, told Diane Herbst of People. Kaepernick has remained without an NFL job since opting out of his contract with the San Francisco 49ers in March 2017. The quarterback, who ignited a ...

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Unsigned safety Eric Reid follows Kaepernick, files collusion grievance against NFL

The NFL players’ union says former San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid filed a grievance against the league, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners. Reid, a Pro Bowler in 2013, had joined former teammate Colin Kaepernick two seasons ago in kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality and racial inequality. Kaepernick wasn’t ...

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Carroll reiterates Seahawks haven't closed book on Kaepernick

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Seattle Seahawks postponed a free-agent visit with quarterback Colin Kaepernick earlier this month, reportedly over issues related to his kneeling during the playing of the national anthem. While the team went ahead and signed Steph… NFL | theScore

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