Jesse Jackson says NFL owners ‘should have the courage’ to sign Colin Kaepernick

Jesse Jackson says NFL owners ‘should have the courage’ to sign Colin Kaepernick

[Ed. – Is that what Jackson really thinks is preventing them from hiring Kaepernick — a lack of courage?]

Rev. Jesse Jackson is among those who believes Colin Kaepernickdeserves another opportunity in the NFL.

In an interview with BlackSportsOnline (h/t TMZ Sports), Jackson said an “owner should have the courage to do the right thing” and sign Kaepernick:

Kaepernick remains unsigned after opting out of his contract with the San Francisco 49ers. He met with the Seattle Seahawks earlier in the summer, and Seattle decided to go in a different direction. The Baltimore Ravens also opted against signing Kaepernick after tossing around the idea in July.

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Bleacher Report’s Mike Freeman is among those who think NFL owners are blackballing Kaepernick from the league as a result of his national anthem protest and outspoken social activism.

After acknowledging his team had received negative fan reaction to the possibility of signing Kaepernick, New York Giants co-owner John Mara denied owners are conspiring to keep the 29-year-old quarterback out of the NFL.

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