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Kaepernick won't say if he'll stop kneeling. Here's how it impacted discussions with one NFL team.

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The Seattle Seahawks reportedly cancelled a meeting with former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick because he refused to commit to an answer on whether he planned to continue kneeling during the playing of the national anthem, ESPN reported.

What are the details?

According to ESPN insider Adam Schefter, Kaepernick was set to join one of the Seahawks's pre-planned, scheduled workout sessions as a tryout.

Schefter said that before the workout was to take place, the Seahawks asked the controversial free-agent quarterback what he planned to do for the 2018-19 football season about kneeling during the national anthem should he be signed by a team.

Schefter wrote, "The source said the Seahawks wanted to know that Kaepernick wouldn't kneel this season, and he was unwilling to give that assurance to them."

When Kaepernick refused to answer, the team reportedly told Kaepernick that he needn't come to the workout session.

Schefter went on to report that no final decisions regarding Kaepernick's potential fate with the Seahawks had been made and that a workout session is not entirely off the table for the future.

Was there another side to this story?

NFL media insider Ian Rapoport, however, is pushing back on Schefter's claims, and on Twitter, wrote, "The #Seahawks did postpone a tentatively scheduled workout with Colin Kaepernick, as @AdamSchefter reported. It was not because he said he declined to stop kneeling, tho. The team asked for his plan moving forward on how to handle everything and there was not a firm plan."

He added, "#Seahawks brass, John Schneider and Pete Carroll, want Colin Kaepernick to consider how he wants to proceed on everything (not just anthem) and get together at a later date when his plans are formed. Clearly, Seattle has accepted players speaking out for what they believe."

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