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The 49ers asked defensive end Nick Bosa about his controversial Twitter statements before they drafted him Arik Armstead Jersey , but they say his tweets didn’t affect the decision to take him second overall.Team President Al Guido told Bloomberg that Bosa was asked about his praise for Donald Trump and scorn for Colin Kaepernick on Twitter, but the team didn’t consider the issue in deciding to draft Bosa.“Not at all,” Guido said, via the . “It doesn’t mean we didn’t do background on the kid, doesn’t mean we didn’t bring it up and ask him the question, but look — if we’re going to get in a world where we’re not drafting Republicans or not drafting Democrats. . . . The way that I think about it is, ‘he’s a young kid, he had a perspective.’ That perspective is fine, some of other stuff he did I think was a little insensitive and needs to learn from.”Guido said Bosa had good answers to those questions and the 49ers aren’t concerned.“Honestly Frank Gore Color Rush Jersey , I spent no time worrying about it, I know John Lynch spent no time worrying about it, we worry about the kid himself, not necessarily his political leanings,” Guido said.Bosa said before the draft that he would stop tweeting about politics because he might get drafted in San Francisco, a liberal city. That’s fine if it’s his choice, but it’s not a choice he has to make. He’s entitled to express his opinions, and the 49ers were happy to draft him even knowing that some fans in the Bay Area may not care for those opinions. Alliance of American Football co-founder Bill Polian said Thursday that the startup league had talked to Colin Kaepernick. Now, comes word from Barry Wilner of the Associated Press that the former 49ers quarterback asked for $20 million to consider playing.Kaepernick’s representatives did not immediately answer a message from the AP. Kaepernick would have provided a boost to the league https://www.49ersfanshop.com/Bradley-Pinion-Jersey , but his contract demand doesn’t fit with the financial structure of the league. All players get the same three-year, non-guaranteed contracts worth $250,000. Kaepernick is holding out hope of a return to the NFL, which has 16 quarterbacks making an average of at least $20 million per season, according to overthecap.com. He has not played since 2016 and has a collusion grievance against the NFL.The AAF also talked to Tebow, who declined in order to continue playing baseball in the New York Mets organization.

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