For every question asked, Pete Carroll seemed to shake a little more.
His responses were interrupted. Its explanations do not contain specifics. His face shows a mixture of disinterest and discomfort.
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He said how "disappointed" he was that the organization could not fulfill its plan to attend Kaepernick NFL training last week, making sure it told everyone that he was actually interested in the prospect. see Kaepernicka.
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It was just a useless theater for a week full of bad performances and a weak interest in the quarterback, who not only doesn't fit the 2016 season, but whose status as a symbol of social justice has always represented And Carroll's comments only further illustrated the ongoing hypocrisy – and repeated miscalculations – of the league.
Dust finally settled on a NFL-approved chaotically planned trial, and yet we feel as though we are not approaching Kaepernick. NFL field. But perhaps we are close to the resolution.
If this show showed us this weekend, the distrust between The Shield and its most famous exile player is as strong as ever. And the only thing NFL teams hoped to see her last Saturday was one thing that never seemed possible: It is not possible to separate Kaepernick from Kaepernick activist.
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As some managers said this week: Kaepernick is a "non-story" in his building. "No one even talks about it," they said.
But if Kaepernick was bad for business three years ago, why was the sudden interest in coordinating an attempt at a player whose very presence threatened the livelihood of the NFL?  Why now?
Why eight months after reaching a collusion settlement brought by the same individual?
NFL is about money. It's about optics. And it's about damage control.
In line with the rapper / business tycoon, the NFL now has a leading color to help attract back fans who have fled the unfair treatment of Kaepernicky in the league. The optics were as perfect as the NFL knew. Jay-Z's involvement in the selection of music artists for the Super Bowl and with a partnership in the field of social justice was intended to provide further evidence that the NFL was concerned with problems affecting people's color.
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As we have already learned, Jay-Z has forced NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to expand the so-called Kap. Olive branch in the form of this poorly planned, never fully agreed trial on Falcons. And as Kaepernick usurped control of the venue and media access to the event, several teams were suddenly not curious to see him.
Although Kaepernick is self-inflicted, the martyrdom-seeking activist some profess to be does not relieve the NFL of blame for his previous treatment. This does not even offset his decision to open Pandora's Box by arranging for a player who is much convinced that he really does not want to play football.
Fear is what Kaepernick has kept away from the NFL for so long.  Fear of the NFL about upset football fans.
NFL's fear of losing money.
NFL's fear of the irrational anger of President Donald Trump.
So the League, its owners and Goodell justified that Kaepernick was not talented enough to compensate for the chaos his presence in the dressing room would cause.
So if the distraction was too much, why is there sudden interest now? Because the protests against social justice have so far backed away that the NFL now sees an opportunity to break back into the market, it ignored: Those fans who played in the game to face solidarity with Kaepernicky.
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Yet another league conversion.
Let's be clear: It was never about Kaepernick's arm or his talent.
The bottom line of the league is at the heart of this ongoing will.
Money (and their loss) motivates the NFL to act.
After three years of perception of Kaepernick as a threat, Jay-Z's influence was enough for Goodell to organize an experiment and generate interest between teams.
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"The timeframe when we got heads-ups, we couldn't put it together. "Said Carroll, who brought Kaepernick to an agent before the start of the 2017 season, but never came. At that time, Carroll said the organization did not sign it because" we have a starter [Russell Wilson]. But [Kaepernick’s] in this league I don't know imagine that someone would not give him a chance to play. ”
All these years later Kaepernick still has no work and The effort to get back to the NFL seems to be moving towards a lost and regrettable conclusion. Why? Neither party believes the other's intentions and the power struggle that exists between him and the NFL has not backed.
There are even NFL players who are ill to discuss the ongoing saga. Like many fans, they want to see some distinction, whether it's about the Kaepernick to move from the NFL or the team that will eventually sign it. However, any of the 25 teams who wanted to participate last week could bring him in the spring or during a training camp in Kaepernick.
What was their real interest before the next drama of position change?
All participants could be avoided by all window linings. And now that the dust has been dealt with by his highly publicized rehearsal, we have the same feeling we had long before Saturday's side performance: We probably won't see Kaepernick in the NFL field.
It's a shame.
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