"The Cowboys need Kaepernick lol but I’m dead serious!!!!" actor/comedian Lil Rel Howery tweeted.
The ex-NFL quarterback said the league is engaged in performative activism while no team signs fellow protester and free agent Eric Reid.
Football players in the once-reluctant league protested against racism and police brutality by kneeling, raising fists or staying off the field for the national anthems.
EA Sports said it worked directly with the former quarterback to add him to the video game series for the first time since 2016.
The quarterback first took a knee in protest against racial injustice exactly four years before the NBA strike.
The video, posted in 2019, shows military dogs attacking a man in Colin Kaepernick's San Francisco 49ers jersey during an event at the Navy SEAL Museum.
The scripted limited series “Colin in Black & White” will explore the athlete and activist's formative high school years.
The NFL commissioner said he supports the quarterback resuming his career.
In a tweet, the president stoked conflict after the NFL commissioner apologized for not listening to players who demonstrated against racial injustice.
The secretary of housing and urban development said NFL players should express their love for the military as they protest police violence. Players have already said they support the military.