Unusual showcase for ‘blacklisted’ quarterback Colin Kaepernick

Kaepernick was invited by the NFL to showcase his talent for 32 teams in hopes of securing a contract, but the venue was changed at the last minute due to a dispute over terms of the event.
1:34 | 11/18/19

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Now to the surprise play from Colin Kaepernick. After the NFL suddenly scheduled a workout for teams to see him play, Kaepernick balking at the conditions and moving the showcase to an alternate site. Few teams making it there to see him. Kaylee Hartung with the workout in Georgia. Reporter: Colin Kaepernick putting his talent on display, completing passes and throwing but why he did it on this high school football field, becoming as big of a story as his fitness to play. So we're waiting for the 32 owners, and 32 teams, Roger Goodell, all of them to stop running from the truth. Reporter: After the NFL surprised the polarizing quarterback with a hastily organized workout at the falcons training facility, Kaepernick audibled, changing the venue half an hour before it was scheduled to begin. Moving it nearly 60 miles away, freeing it from the league's control. Our biggest thing with everything today was making sure we had transparency in what went on. We weren't getting that elsewhere so we came out here. Reporter: The 32-year-old and the league disputing several terms, including allowing his own camera crew to film the event. The NFL says 25 teams showed up for the scheduled workout, but only 8 made it to the new location. It's been nearly three years since the quarterback, who once led his team to the super bowl, played an NFL game. In a grievance he claimed owners colluded to keep him off the field because of his national anthem protest against racial injustice and police brutality. Earlier this year, settling a lawsuit. There's clearly distrust between the two sides. Reporter: In a statement, the NFL said it was disappointed that Kaepernick did not appear for their workout. His agent saying he's pesimistic

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