Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan says he would be open to signing free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
Speaking to the team's flagship radio station, Khan responded "absolutely" when asked Thursday whether he would support signing Kaepernick if the team's front office wanted to do it.
Khan's comments were not recorded, just relayed via Twitter.
According to 1010 XL, Khan said that while he would not have knelt during the national anthem to protest social injustice in the United States the way Kaepernick did, the billionaire businessman respects the quarterback's right to express his beliefs.
Tom Coughlin, the team's executive vice president,...