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Seattle Seahawks Sign QB Stephen Morris After Cancelling Colin Kaepernick Workout

Colin Kaepernick kneels during national anthem

Earlier this week, the Seattle Seahawks made headlines after the team reportedly postponed a workout for Colin Kaepernick after the quarterback allegedly declined to stop kneeling for the national anthem. A few days later, the team has acquired a new quarterback that isn't Kaepernick.

The Seattle Seahawks are bringing in former Miami Hurricanes quarterback Stephen Morris, who has never player in an NFL game. The move didn't sit well with many around the NFL community who believe the Seahawks moved on from Kaepernick after he declined to stop kneeling during the anthem.

Adam Schefter revealed the move on Friday.

Kaepernick hasn't played a down in the NFL since the 2016 season where he played for the San Francisco 49ers. He opted out of his contract with the team, setting himself up as a free agent to potentially player for a different organization.

Over a year later, Kaepernick still doesn't have a spot on an NFL roster. The quarterback filed a lawsuit against the NFL, saying the league colluded to keep him off the field following his protests of injustice facing the African American community.

Seattle's signing of Morris doesn't mean Kaepernick won't get a look by the team, but it's certainly interesting timing.