Steelers decline to attend Colin Kaepernick workout |

Steelers decline to attend Colin Kaepernick workout

Joe Rutter
Colin Kaepernick performed for seven NFL teams at a workout Saturday in Atlanta.

The Pittsburgh Steelers did not have a representative scout free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s workout Saturday in Atlanta.

Eight teams attended the official workout that was switched to a high school facility an hour away.

Kaepernick changed locations after his representatives and the NFL disagreed about some conditions regarding the scheduled workout.

Oddsmakers recently gave the Steelers favorable 4-1 odds to sign Kaepernick, 32, who has not played since the 2016 season.

The Steelers are starting second-year quarterback Mason Rudolph in the wake of Ben Roethlisberger’a season-ending elbow injury. Undrafted free agent Devlin Hodges is the backup, and he started for an injured Rudolph against the Los Angeles Chargers. Former first-round pick Paxton Lynch is the third quarterback on the 53-man roster.

Joe Rutter is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Joe by email at [email protected] or via Twitter .

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