Colin Kaepernick is option for Seattle Seahawks, Pete Carroll says – Seattle Seahawks News

Colin Kaepernick is option for Seattle Seahawks, Pete Carroll says – Seattle Seahawks News

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Colin Kaepernick is still without a team for the upcoming NFL season.
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The Seattle Seahawks are weighing two of the biggest names on the market to add depth behind Russell Wilson at quarterback.

Both Colin Kaepernick and Robert Griffin III are under consideration for the Seahawks at the position, coach Pete Carroll said Monday on 710 ESPN’s “Brock and Salk” radio show, when asked about the two veteran quarterbacks.

“We’re looking at everybody. We really are,” Carroll said, according to ESPN. “We’ve been tracking everything that’s going on, and we’ve got cap and roster issues and stuff like that that we’re still trying to manage properly. But quite frankly, yes, we are looking at all those guys.”

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The Seahawks have extended familiarity with Kaepernick after his run with the NFC West-rival San Francisco 49ers in the last five years. Multiple Seahawks players backed Kaepernick when he decided not to stand for the national anthem, and the team later decided to stand with interlocked arms as a display of unity before last year’s season opener in response to his stance.

Harry Edwards, a sociologist who has served as Kaepernick’s adviser, told USA TODAY Sports’ Jarrett Bell three teams had reached out to him since the start of the offseason, though he declined to name which ones.

Griffin, 27, played in just five games last season for the Cleveland Browns.

Trevone Boykin currently serves as Wilson’s…

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