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I’m sure that at least some teams are wary of his politics, whether they should be or not. I’m sure it’s also the case that several teams are holding off because they just don’t want the deluge of media attention to fall on them because of a borderline starter- cameras everywhere at every practice, sideline reporters standing outside the facility talking about it on ESPN, etc. I’m not equating the situations, but it’s reminiscent of Ray Rice, Tim Tebow, and several others had their careers abruptly end. Teams just don’t want the publicity if the player isn’t an absolute slam dunk at the position. Why deal with breathless questions about a backup at every news conference? It’s a distraction, whether it should be or not. That’s just the media environment we live in nowadays.