Sports world skeptical of Robert Mueller’s appointment to lead Trump/Russia investigation

The Department of Justice’s appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel to lead the investigation into the Trump campaign’s potential links with the Russian government is being met with skepticism in the sports world.

After conducting an investigation into the NFL’s handling of the Ray Rice case, Mueller, a former director of the FBI, exonerated commissioner Roger Goodell in January 2015. The investigation determined that no one at the league had received video of Rice punching his wife in a casino elevator before the video was published by TMZ.

The reasoning for his free agency has been debated ad nauseam, with some believing he doesn’t really want to play and others saying he is being blackballed for his national anthem protest last season. Kaepernick could at least show his physical health and his desire to continue playing with the workout.

There is a decent chance Kaepernick could find a home in Seattle. Once the news broke that there was interest, many said it would be a great fit for him.

“I think Kaepernick getting an opportunity to be on our team would be really cool, really a good base for him because you have a coach like Coach (Pete) Carroll who’s up for challenges like Cheap Jerseys Rugby that, you have an owner [Paul Allen] who gives back to homeless, you’ve got players on your team that give back in the community, you’ve got Russell Wilson, who shows our team is built around community,” Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett said this month. “So this is a perfect place for him.”

Seattle needs a veteran presence behind Russell Wilson as its current two backups are both Cheap Jerseys Sale second-year players with limited experience (Trevone Boykin, Jake Heaps). If it’s not Kaepernick, then expect them to at least sign someone else at the position.