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Ravens Meeting "Resistance" From Owner Steve Bisciotti Regarding Signing Colin Kaepernick

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Ravens coach Jim Harbaugh and general manager Ozzie Newsome apparently would like to sign Kaepernick, but owner Steve Bisciotti is resistant, according to a report. And he isn't the only owner doing so. Kaepernick has become a polarizing figure after he protested the national anthem last season and he has been unable to find a new job since.

Bisciotti wouldn't be the only National Football League owner who appears scared away by Kaepernick and the attention his peaceful protests against police brutality and desire to shine a spotlight on racial injustice will bring to a team.

Accused murderer Ray Lewis took to social media to tell Colin Kaepernick to tone down his social activism and get serious about football.

"We are going through a process and we have not made a decision", Newsome said in a statement in response to the ESPN report.

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The #Baltimore Ravens haven't signed quarterback #Colin Kaepernick yet because team owner Steve Bisciotti is reportedly "blocking" the move. "And we talked and then got to know him very well when he scrimmaged here".

The Ravens not only are talking to Kaepernick, but they're also considering bringing in former Washington Redskins and Cleveland Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III for a workout. The Seattle Seahawks were the only team to interview Kaepernick after he opted out of his deal with the San Francisco 49ers. "Your opinions matter to us", Bisciotti said this week.

Bisciotti said Sunday the Ravens were still weighing a decision on Kaepernick, whose arrival would be helpful with Ravens starting quarterback Joe Flacco sidelined for at least a week of training camp with a back injury. "The clubs are making those individual evaluations to make the determination whether they think he can help them win, and that's true with any player".

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