Cha Ching! Colin Kaepernick Reportedly Agrees To $1 Million Book Contract

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick stands in the bench area during the second half of the team's NFL football game against the New York Jets in Santa Clara Calif

Kaepernick was invited to last week's gathering in NY by the players coalition but has not yet attended any of the recent meetings with the league.

Despite the outcry, it was decided that there would be no punishment for players who choose to take part in the peaceful protests by kneeling or sitting during the national anthem at games. Not to mention, the 29-year-old QB's take on remaining jobless, with most people believing that he has been the victim of blackballing by National Football League owners. The invitation will be extended by the players, not the league, Lockhart said on the league's weekly conference call.

His reps didn't get back to us.

Instead of taking the protest to a national stage as large as the one offered by NFL games, Schmidt wishes the protests would remain where, to him, they belong. "And I think that would have gone against exactly what they said they were going to do".

Kaepernick was perhaps the most prominent not at those meetings, which included 49ers safety Eric Reid, who was the first player to join Kaepernick's protest in August 2016.

That's because, the New York Post's Page Six reported Tuesday that Kaepernick has signed a book deal worth upwards of $1 million with Random House's One World imprint. The protests grew this season after President Donald Trump criticized National Football League players who chose to follow suit.

Such a meeting may create a sort of surreal moment, as Kaepernick, in the midst of a collusion grievance against NFL owners, attends a meeting with players and owners over the very issue that he believes has caused him to be blocked from the league.

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