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Bengals will evaluate Colin Kaepernick during his workout

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Kaepernick is looking to get back into the NFL, and it sounds like the Bengals are interested in what he can do.

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In case you missed it, NFL teams were informed Tuesday that a private workout will be held for free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick on Saturday in Atlanta.

At the moment, all 32 teams are planning to have a representative at the workout, including the Bengals, according to Cincinnati Enquirer reporter Tyler Dragon.

Kaepernick has been out of the NFL since 2016, the year he began protesting police brutality and racial injustice by kneeling during pregame national anthems. He went on to sue the NFL for colluding to keep him from being signed due to his protesting, and the two sides settled out of court.

It’s hard to see the Bengals signing Kaepernick since they already have Andy Dalton, Ryan Finley and Jake Dolegala on the 53-man roster. Perhaps, however, this could pave the way for the Bengals to sign Kaepernick in the offseason if they plan to part ways with Dalton.

After all, they’ll need a veteran signal-caller to mentor a rookie quarterback the team could draft in Round 1 of the 2020 NFL Draft.