Colin Kaepernick should have been cut for kneeling during the national anthem, according to a recently uncovered email exchange between former Las Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden and former general manager Bruce Allen of the soccer team. Washington.
“They’re suspending people for taking amino acids, they should cut that f ** k,” Gruden wrote in an email to Allen, according to Yahoo Sports.
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Kaepernick hasn’t played in the National Football League since 2017, when he switched to free agency. When Kaepernick did not sign again, he filed a grievance against the NFL, alleging an owners conspiracy. The lawsuit was finally settled.
Starting in 2016, Kaepernick began kneeling for the national anthem before games, allegedly to protest police brutality and racial injustice. Players from other teams regained their lead, ultimately prompting the NFL to take a different approach to dealing with players and become more alert. This included messages on his helmet and in the end zone, playing the so-called “black national anthem” before games and donating a large sum of money to various black causes.
Kaepernick still trains every day, hoping for another hit in the league.
Gruden resigned earlier this week as coach of the Raiders after numerous emails revealed racist, misogynistic and anti-gay language.
The NFL is under pressure to release more information on its investigation into the culture of the Washington football team.
Former employees of the Washington Football Team (WFT) sent a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell earlier this year asking him to release the findings of the league’s investigative reports.
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