Edwards, a well-known sociologist with a focus on social justice, has been advising Kaepernick since his decision last season to kneel during the national anthem.
“They’ve asked, ‘Can he play? Does he want to play?’” Edwards told USA Today. “The last question I can’t answer. The first question, absolutely. If Kap makes up his mind, he wouldn’t only go in and make a team, he’d put pressure on somebody to start.”
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The longer Kaepernick goes unsigned, the louder the speculation that his unemployment is due to his protest last season.