Colin Kaepernick will become free agent, reportedly opting out of his 49ers deal

 

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Colin Kaepernick will hit the free agent market in a few days. According to a report from NFL Network, Kaepernick has hired Jeff Nalley and Sean Kiernan as his new agents, and the pair have informed NFL teams that he will opt out of the remainder of his contract with the San Fransico 49ers.

Early last season, Kaepernick restructured his contract to essentially make it a one-year deal with a player option for the 2017 season. Days later, he was named the starting quarterback for the remainder of the season. (Those events, of course, all followed Kaepernick becoming one of the biggest stories in the NFL when he refused to stand for the national anthem as a protest against police brutality.)

 

Read more at CBS Sports

 

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