Colin Kaepernick and Robert Griffin options for Seattle

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"We really are", Carroll said, via Sheil Kapadia of ESPN. "We have cap and roster issues and stuff like that that we're still trying to make sure that we manage properly, but quite frankly, yes, we are looking at all those guys". Despite a drop off in production since, many were surprised that Kaepernick - who threw for 16 touchdowns and four interceptions a year ago - was not picked up as a free agent.

Still, at this point it's fairly surprising - no matter your view on his protests last season - that a quarterback of Kaepernick's experience and talent is still available in the prime of his career.

That Kaepernick remains unsigned has raised questions about whether the political stances he took last fall - initially sitting for national anthem and then kneeling - are making teams wary.

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NFL Media's Mike Silver reported on Monday that Seahawks GM John Schneider reached out to Kaepernick's agent last week.

Seattle's Michael Bennett, left, recently had words of praise for Colin Kaepernick. The Seahawks signing Colin would be a interesting but bittersweet situation as fans may rememebered that Seattle defeated San Francisco in the 2013 NFC Championship which ended where Kaepernick threw a interception in the endzone. Kaepernick has the same style of play as Russell Wilson, which consists of being mobile inside the pocket and not being afraid to tuck the ball and run when the pocket collapses. "So it's hard to understand", said Sherman in March.

Trevone Boykin now serves as Wilson's backup for the Seahawks, but he could be subject to league discipline after being arrested for marijuana possession and public intoxication in March, as well as a subsequent violation of his probation. You can see that. He was arrested twice in the span of just over a week earlier this spring, first on March 27 for public intoxication and marijuana possession and later because that arrest was a violation of his probation from a December 2015 incident while he was at TCU.

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