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Pete Carroll: 'We Owe a Tremendous Amount' to Colin Kaepernick for Taking Stand

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll praised Colin Kaepernick for his stand against systemic racism and police brutality during the 2016 season.

On the Flying Coach podcast on Tuesday (h/t ESPN's Nick Friedell), Carroll said "we owe a tremendous amount" to Kaepernick for his protest during the national anthem in his final season with the San Francisco 49ers:

"I think that there was a moment in time that a young man captured. He took a stand on something, figuratively took a knee, but he stood up for something he believed in -- and what an extraordinary moment it was that he was willing to take.