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Tampa Bay Buccaneers will attend Colin Kaepernick's private workout

14 NFL teams will watch what the controversial quarterback can do after three years off the field.
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FILE - At left, in a Dec. 24, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick talks during a news conference after an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams, in Los Angeles. At right, in a Jan. 1, 2017, file photo, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick speaks at a news conference after an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, in Santa Clara, Calif. Michael Vick has some advice for Kaepernick if he wants another shot in the NFL; get a haircut. During an appearance on Fox Sports 1 Monday, July 17, 2017, Vick said the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback needs to shed his afro and cornrows look for a "clean cut" style in order to get a job. (AP Photo/File)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Colin Kaepernick tweeted the announcement on Nov. 12 – The NFL is holding a private workout for the controversial quarterback on Saturday in Atlanta.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be among 14 teams there to watch him. The NFL said all 32 teams are welcome to attend.

Kaepernick hasn’t played an NFL game in three years. During the 2016 – 2017 season, he sparked a national controversy by kneeling during the national anthem in a public protest against racial injustice. He was joined by a number of other players across the league

Kaepernick remained unsigned the following season, and he filed a grievance against the NFL before reaching a settlement for an undisclosed amount of money.

As for which team may sign Kaepernick after Saturday’s workout – rumors are flying, and Las Vegas is calculating the odds.

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