Your political views are not important. Unless you can’t stop sharing them during work hours.
From the article:
“There was a workout that was scheduled for about two weeks, travel was arranged, everything was set for the workout on Monday, then on the eve of the workout Seattle called and said … as a precondition he needs to stop kneeling,” the source told Slate. “He wouldn’t agree to it and they canceled it on Monday.”
I’m guessing that if he was signed, Coach Pete Carroll would be worried Bill Bellichek might play the Star Spangled Banner from the sidelines whenever Kaepernick takes the field.
I’m sure some ESPN analysts are not happy about this but probably can’t say anything since company policy has changed to focus on sports due to falling ratings and viewer complaints.