Colin Kaepernick Files Greivance Against The NFL

Colin Kaepernick, NFL agree to end collusion grievance 

Attorneys for beleaguered quarterback Colin Kaepernick came to an agreement Friday with the National Football League to resolve a collusion grievance.

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“For the past several months, counsel for Mr. Kaepernick and Mr. (Eric) Reid have engaged in an ongoing dialogue with representatives of the NFL. As a result of those discussions, the parties have decided to resolve the pending grievances,” representatives for both sides said in a released statement. “The resolution of this matter is subject to a confidentiality agreement so there will be no further comment by any party.”

In 2016, Kaepernick spurred a movement when he began kneeling during the national anthem as a protest against social and racial injustices. He has not played a game in the NFL since that year. He brought a lawsuit against the league for collusion in 2017. 

In 2018, Kaepernick became the face of Nike’s 30th anniversary “Just Do It” ad campaign. 

The ad featured a close-up, black-and-white image of Kaepernick with the words: “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.”

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