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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneels during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Seattle. Kaepernick was a second-round draft pick in 2011 who the next year led the San Francisco 49ers to the Super Bowl. By 2016, he had begun kneeling on the sideline at games during the national anthem to protest social injustice and police brutality.  Soon after, he was gone from the NFL, and he has not played since. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Lynn: Kaepernick fits Chargers style but no workouts planned

Jun. 17, 2020 6:47 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Colin Kaepernick is on the Los Angeles Chargers' workout list, but that doesn't mean he will be coming in anytime soon or at all. Anthony Lynn said Wednesday that Kaepernick fits the style of quarterback Los Angeles is looking for, but the third-year head coach hasn't spoken to...

FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2018, file photo, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a news conference in Irving, Texas. The NFL, which has raised $44 million in donations through its Inspire Change program, announced the additional $206 million commitment Thursday, June 11, 2020, targeting what it calls “systemic racism” and supporting “the battle against the ongoing and historic injustices faced by African Americans.” (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

NFL commissioner Goodell encourages team to sign Kaepernick

Jun. 16, 2020 12:19 AM EDT

Roger Goodell would like to see Colin Kaepernick back in the NFL this season. The NFL commissioner said during ESPN's “The Return of Sports” special on Monday that he is encouraging teams to sign the 32-year old quarterback, who hasn't played the past three seasons. Kaepernick was with the San...

FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid (35) and quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams in Santa Clara, Calif. When Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem to take a stand against police brutality, racial injustice and social inequality, he was vilified by people who considered it an offense against the country, the flag and the military. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Pete Carroll expresses regret for not signing Kaepernick

Jun. 11, 2020 8:30 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll revisited the team’s history with Colin Kaepernick on Thursday and expressed regret for not signing Kaepernick when given the opportunity. Seattle brought Kaepernick in for a workout during the 2017 offseason and had another visit a year...

FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2020, file photo, Houston Texans running back Carlos Hyde carries the ball during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo. Hyde has admired the Seattle Seahawks from afar for a while. So it made sense he would jump at the chance to sign with Seattle this offseason and build the depth in the Seahawks backfield. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Carlos Hyde knows role in Seattle could be as No. 2 option

Jun. 8, 2020 6:17 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — When he was an opponent playing in the same division, Carlos Hyde admired the way the Seattle Seahawks operated from afar. Of course he would. He’s a running back and very few teams, if any, run the ball as much as the Seahawks. “It’s been a place that...

FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2016, file photo, from left, San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Eli Harold, quarterback Colin Kaepernick and safety Eric Reid kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Santa Clara, Calif. When Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem to take a stand against police brutality, racial injustice and social inequality, he was vilified by people who considered it an offense against the country, the flag and the military. Nearly four years later, it seems more people are starting to side with Kaepernick’s peaceful protest and now are calling out those who don’t understand the intent behind his action. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Colin Kaepernick has more support now, still long way to go

Jun. 5, 2020 11:04 PM EDT

When Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem to take a stand against police brutality and racial injustice in 2016, he was mostly alone. Politicians, team owners and fellow players criticized him, fans burned his jersey, and he was booed even at home. Four years later, his protest is widely...

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin looks on during the first half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens in Baltimore. More than half of the 32 NFL teams will not have their coaching staffs back at their facilities Friday. June 5, 2020, even though the league has approved such returns where local governments allow them. Clubs with coaches in place at their training complexes were Super Bowl champion Kansas City, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Houston, Denver, Dallas and Atlanta. (AP Photo/Gail Burton, File)

More than half of NFL coaching staffs not at team facilities

Jun. 5, 2020 6:03 PM EDT

More than half of the 32 NFL teams did not have coaching staffs at their facilities Friday even though the league has approved such returns where local governments allow them. Clubs with coaches in place at their training complexes were Super Bowl champion Kansas City, Green Bay, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati,...

FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2020, file photo, Seattle Seahawks' Russell Wilson waits to run onto the field for the team's NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Philadelphia Eagles in Philadelphia. Speaking to the media for the first time since the end of last season, Wilson didn't care to talk about the game that’s helped make him famous. “To be honest with you, I don’t even want to talk about football right now,” Wilson said during a video conference Wednesday, June 3.

Seahawks' Wilson: 'I don't even want to talk about football'

Jun. 3, 2020 7:49 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Speaking to the media for the first time since the end of last season, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson didn't care to talk about the game that’s helped make him famous. “To be honest with you, I don’t even want to talk about football right now,”...

Seahawks sign fourth-round pick TE Colby Parkinson

Jun. 2, 2020 7:06 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have signed tight end Colby Parkinson, the first of the team's 2020 draft picks to sign. Parkinson's signing was listed on the official NFL transactions on Tuesday. Seattle made eight picks in the April draft. Parkinson was taken with the first of Seattle's two...

Seahawks add another RB option by signing Carlos Hyde

May. 28, 2020 5:20 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks added another option at running back by signing veteran Carlos Hyde to a one-year deal Thursday. Hyde is coming off the best season of his career after rushing for 1,070 yards and six touchdowns with Houston. It was his first 1,000-yard NFL campaign. ...

Brown says learning must be accelerated on Seahawks O-line

May. 27, 2020 6:21 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Whenever the Seattle Seahawks finally get together in person, Duane Brown will see plenty of unfamiliar faces on the offensive line. Gone is Justin Britt, Seattle’s anchor at center, released to save salary cap space. Same goes for guard D.J. Fluker. Also gone is right tackle...