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Reports: Colin Kaepernick to work out for Raiders

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The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback is getting his first chance to work out for an NFL team since last playing in the league in 2016.
Colin Kaepernick is getting his first chance to work out for an NFL team since last playing in the league in 2016 when he started kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality and racial inequality. Two people familiar with the situation told The Associated Press that Kaepernick would be working out for the Las Vegas Raiders on Wednesday. The people spoke on condition of anonymity because the team hadn’t announced the workout plans. ESPN first reported that the Raiders were bringing in Kaepernick. Kaepernick hasn’t played since the end of the 2016 season when he was cut by San Francisco when the new regime led by Coach Kyle Shanahan wanted to go a different direction at quarterback. Kaepernick never got another opportunity even to work out for NFL teams as he alleged he had been blackballed over his protests during the anthem the previous season. He met with Seattle in May of 2017 and had informal talks with Baltimore but never got a closer look.

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