NFL commissioner Roger Goodell weighed in on the league-sponsored workout for Colin Kaepernick that ultimately didn't take place.
Goodell said the league has "moved on" after Kaepernick "chose not to take" an "incredible opportunity".
"I haven't thought about this in a few weeks", Goodell said.
Jordan Veasy, one of the wide receivers who participated in Kaepernick's workout in Riverdale, was signed this month to the Washington Redskins' practice squad.More news: Trump takes aim at pro-Palestinian movement with executive order
"This was ... about creating an opportunity, which Colin's representatives came out in early October and we created that opportunity".
Colin Kaepernick had largely faded from the public eye until mid-November, when the National Football League suddenly announced that it would be hosting a closed workout for Kaepernick in Atlanta and inviting all 32 National Football League teams.
According to the league, 25 teams had sent representatives to the Falcons' facility, and only about eight made the hour-long trip to visit Kaepernick at the open-to-the-media workout.More news: Chile Finds Debris Believed To Be From Missing Plane With 38 People
The protests drew the ire of U.S. President Donald Trump and Kaepernick said teams would not sign him because of his activism.
Kaepernick has received no offers since.
"So we're waiting for the 32 owners, the 32 teams, (Commissioner) Roger Goodell, all of them to stop running", Kaepernick said after the workout. "Stop running from the truth, stop running from the people".
The league, which hasn't arranged tryouts for other free agents, said Goodell felt it was right to give the exiled QB the chance to showcase his skills but judging by his comments on Wednesday, it appears that window of opportunity has now closed. Kaepernick posted on social media that he was working out five days a week and ready to play again.More news: Billie Eilish and Alicia Keys duet on "Ocean Eyes"