Lawyers for the former quarterback and onetime San Francisco teammate Eric Reid jointly announced with the league Friday that they’d settled their collusion grievance. The players claimed they were blackballed over their kneeling during the pregame national anthem to protest police brutality against minorities. The statement disclosed no terms and said it would remain confidential.
What about their football careers? Reid missed three games before signing with Carolina, but Kaepernick’s chances aren’t clear. It’s even possible the agreement precludes another NFL job.
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