‘We’ve Moved On’ From Colin Kaepernick, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Says

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About 25 teams had sent representatives to attend the original event but only eight teams sent personnel to the rescheduled workout, Yahoo! "He knows that. But I think this is a young man who's really taken his life in a positive direction, and we support that, so I don't anticipate any change, no".

Kaepernick's representatives said he wanted the session to be open to the media, but the National Football League refused.

It's obviously been a point of contention in the weeks since after Kaepernick cancelled the NFL-mandated workout and set up shop at a nearby high school.

Speaking to reporters at the league's winter meetings in Irving, Texas, Goodell addressed last month's scheduled Kaepernick workout for NFL teams - an event that all but collapsed when Kaepernick decided at the last minute to relocate it away from the facility he and league officials had agreed upon.

Kaepernick's side requested to move the workout to a Tuesday when most teams bring free agents in for tryouts.

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The backlash has been so severe that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was forced to comment on the decision. "Stop running from the people". We appreciate what y'all do, we appreciate you being here today, we appreciate the work you do for the people in telling the truth. The move took both teams and Kaepernick himself by surprise, and the league gave him only two days to decide whether to participate. We are ready to play.

"We've moved on", the commissioner added, suggesting that the league was finished considering Kaepernick for future workouts or team roster openings.

ESPN has reported that not even one of the 32 teams has contacted Kaepernick about coming in for a tryout as they did with one of the receivers who worked out with Kaep.

The former Nevada alumni rose to prominence in 2016 when he began kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality and racial discrimination.

The league in February settled a collusion grievance filed by Kaepernick and Eric Reid.