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Colin Kaepernick has arrived in Atlanta for NFL workout, interview

The free agent quarterback will look to put on a show on Saturday.

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick runs the football against Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett during the first quarter at Levi’s Stadium. Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick has arrived in Atlanta for his Saturday workout in front of several NFL teams, per Yahoo! NFL columnist Charles Robinson. There had been some chatter as to whether or not the quarterback would attend given how the NFL has handled this situation, including not providing a list of teams that would attend.

The NFL organized the workout and at least one third of teams will have representatives on hand. Former head coaches Hue Jackson and Joe Philbin will run the workout, with the event starting at 3:00 p.m. local time. There will be a taped interview followed by a variety of drills and measurements. Video of the interview and workout will be provided to all 32 teams as they decided whether to pursue the free agent.

The whole situation has been odd to say the least. The league set this up on short notice, giving Kaepernick limited time to respond. They refused to change the date from a Saturday in which most teams are focused on their Sunday game and college scouting. Hue Jackson did not find out until Thursday that he would be leading it, and the drills and throws were likely not finalized until Thursday or into Friday. All in all, a sticky situation.