Kaepernick and Reid Reach a Settlement in their NFL Collusion Lawsuit

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The players likely had solid legal evidence the league colluded to deny them employment for their social justice protest

SBNation, February 15, 2019

In a somewhat surprising turn of events, former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Panthers safety Eric Reid have withdrawn their collusion lawsuit against the NFL and have reached a settlement.

Mark Geragos, the lawyer representing Kaepernick and Reid in their cases, released the following joint statement with the NFL:

For the past several months, counsel for Mr. Kaepernick and Mr. Reid have engaged in an ongoing dialogue with representatives of the NFL. As a result of those discussions, the parties have decided to resolve the pending grievances. The resolution of this matter is subject to a confidentiality agreement so there will be no further comment by any party.

The NFL Players Association responded as well:

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