NFL agrees to settlement with Colin Kaepernick in collusion case
The NFL has reached a settlement with Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid in their collusion case against the league.
On Friday afternoon, the NFL and attorney Mark Geragos released a joint statement on the situation. Both Kaepernick and Reid claimed they were blackballed by team owners for kneeling during the National Anthem.
“For the past several months, counsel for Mr. Kaepernick and Mr. 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. The resolution of this matter is subject to a confidentiality agreement so there will be no further comment by any party.”
Kaepernick, a second round pick in the 2011 NFL Draft last played for the San Francisco 49ers in 2016. Reid is currently with the Carolina Panthers.