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Kaepernick thanks supporters with tweet

Kaepernick thanks supporters with tweet

On Wednesday, supporters of unemployed NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick rallied outside of NFL headquarters in New York. He tweeted his thanks yesterday.

Kaepernick had been silent since opting out of his 49ers contract in March and becoming a free agent.

The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback became one of the most polarizing athletes in the country last year when he began sitting or kneeling for the pregame national anthem during preseason.

Protesters on Wednesday called for Kaepernick to be signed...