Chuck Pagano

On The Fly: Kaepernick Says He'll Stand; Oh, And He's Looking For A Contract

On The Fly: Kaepernick Says He'll Stand; Oh, And He's Looking For A Contract

ESPN reports that Colin Kaepernick plans to stand for the national anthem before NFL games next season, a move that might have as much to do with earning a lucrative contract as it does a shift in belief or stance. According to multiple reports, Kaepernick has opted out of a deal with the 49ers that would have paid him $16.9 million in 2017, and he will be a free agent. His controversial practice of kneeling during the anthem, an act of protest followed by several other players, wouldn't necessarily play well with teams looking to avoid distraction or attention on political and social fronts. Kaepernick's foundation has reportedly donated $1 million to San...

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