Spike Lee Announces Date, Time for Colin Kaepernick Rally during NFL Headquarters

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Film executive Spike Lee announced Tuesday that he will reason a convene in support of free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick during NFL domicile in New York City on Aug. 23.


Lee tweeted a following sum per a event:

Kaepernick stays unsigned, that has led to copiousness of discuss about either his preference to kneel during a inhabitant anthem in criticism of secular inequality and military savagery final deteriorate has contributed to his inability to locate on with a team.

Interest in Kaepernick given a finish of a 2016 deteriorate has been temperate so far.

The Seattle Seahawks brought him in for a visit before opting not to pointer him, while a Baltimore Ravens recently toyed with bringing him on board.

ESPN’s Dianna Russini reported that Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti has been resistant to a suspicion of signing Kaepernick, though Ravens ubiquitous manager Ozzie Newsome shot down that news in a statement, per Edward Lee of the Baltimore Sun.

On Sunday, Seahawks far-reaching receiver Doug Baldwin voiced his faith that NFL owners are attempting to send a summary by not signing Kaepernick, according to ESPN.com’s Sheil Kapadia:

“My strange position was we suspicion that a conditions final year with him holding a knee didn’t have anything to do with it. After observation what’s going on, I’ve got to take that back. we really consider that a league, a owners are perplexing to send a summary of, ‘Stay in between a lines.’ It’s frustrating since we wish to have guys who are peaceful to pronounce out about things that they trust in, either we determine with it or not. But we consider that’s really personification a purpose now some-more so than we suspicion it was going to.”

Kaepernick, 29, went only 1-10 as a starter for a San Francisco 49ers final season, though his statistical prolongation was strong.

The maestro threw for 2,241 yards, 16 touchdowns and 4 interceptions while rushing for 468 yards and dual some-more touchdowns.

Kaepernick also has 6 career playoff starts to his credit, including a Super Bowl appearance.


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