Report: Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid got less than $10 million in NFL settlement

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There has been speculation that Colin Kaepernick must have received an enormous amount of money from the NFL to agree to settle his collusion case against the league. But the quarterback was not paid as much as many people think. Andrew Beaton of The Wall Street Journal reports that Kaepernick and Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid received less than $10 million combined in their settlement with the NFL. The settlement included a confidentiality agreement that prevents the parties from discussing the financial details, and both an NFL spokesperson and attorneys representing Kaepernick and Reid declined to comment on the report. Kaepernick and his attorney, Mark Geragos, filed a lawsuit against the NFL in Oct. 2017 alleging there was collusion by the league and its owners to keep Kaepernick from being offered a contract. Reid, who was also involved with national anthem protests against social injustice, joined the lawsuit before he was signed by the Panthers. Kaepernick has not played in the NFL since 2016, a

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