NFL quarterback-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick is slated to work out with the Las Vegas Raiders on Wednesday.
The exercise shall be Kaepernick’s first since he was exiled from the league after taking a knee in protest of racial injustice and police brutality, in keeping with a report.
The now 34-year-old final performed skilled soccer in 2016.
COLIN KAEPERNICK OPEN TO BEING A BACKUP QB, EYES SUPER BOWL WIN
He met with the Seattle Seahawks in Might 2017, however the group handed on him.
If the Raiders do signal Kaepernick, he must battle for a beginning spot. The quarterback rotation consists of present starter Derek Carr, backup Jarrett Stidham, and up to date signee Nick Mullens.
Kaepernick is open to returning as a backup, he stated throughout an April episode on the I AM ATHLETE podcast.
“Yeah, if I’ve to come back in as a backup, that is advantageous. However that is not the place I am staying. And after I show that I am a starter, I would like to have the ability to step on the sector as such,” he stated.
The previous quarterback is adamant about making it again to the league and capturing a Tremendous Bowl title. He got here shut in 2013 when he led the 49ers to the large recreation however misplaced to the Baltimore Ravens.
“You had these desires from once you had been a child,” Kaepernick stated. “‘I am [going to] be an NFL participant, and I will win a Tremendous Bowl.’ And for me, I’ve unfinished enterprise on that entrance. I’ve been to the Tremendous Bowl. We had been one play away. Properly, I want to complete that.”