Sport Broncos’ John Elway deposed in Colin Kaepernick collusion case

16:56  16 may  2018
16:56  16 may  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

NFL owners considering compromise on national anthem policy

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is due to be deposed in the Colin Kaepernick collusion case 1. John Elway , QB, Stanford (drafted by Baltimore Colts in 1983): Elway never suited up for the Colts 31. Curley Culp, DT, Arizona State (drafted by Denver Broncos in 1968): An NCAA heavyweight

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and two other league executives have been deposed in the Colin Kaepernick collusion case . (AP). Former Chargers, Broncos , Redskins OL Orlando Franklin retires to become full-time father.

Broncos general manager John Elway is the latest NFL executive to be deposed in connection to Colin Kaepernick's collusion case against the NFL, according to 9NEWS.

John Elway wearing a suit and tie © (Getty Images) John Elway

Elway answered questions for an hour at Broncos headquarters on Tuesday as the former 49ers quarterback grievance continues. Kaepernick and lawyers representing the league and the players union attended the deposition as well.

Kaepernick was also seen at Denver International Airport, according to Denver7.

The Broncos had interest in Kaepernick as Elway tried to work out a trade in the offseason leading up to the 2016 season, however, the two couldn't reach an agreement. Kaepernick turned down the deal because he wouldn't accept a pay cut. Elway went on to take Paxton Lynch in the first round of the 2016 draft.

Kaepernick's collusion case claims that he has been unable to find a job with the NFL and has been blackballed by NFL owners as a result of kneeling during the national anthem as a form of social protests.

Elway joins a list of NFL figures who have been deposed in the case that reportedly includes Seahawks coach Pete Carroll and GM John Schneider, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, league executive VP Troy Vincent, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, Texans owner Bob McNair, Ravens coach John Harbaugh and GM Ozzie Newsome.

NFL reportedly contemplating 15-yard penalty for kneeling during anthem .
The NFL is considering giving teams the option to not come out for the anthem, but if they do and then kneel, a team may be penalized.According to The MMQB, the NFL is considering allowing the home team to decide whether players and coaches come out for the national anthem or stay in the locker room.

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