It's possible. I've spent more time thinking about Kaepernick today than I have his entire career so I'm over his protest and comments at this point. Once the regular season begins and Gabbert is starting no one will care where or when he sits on the bench.
Well, for the record, Kaepernick said:
If you believe in the concept of instiutional racism, then I think it could be easily said that he is absolutely protesting all that you mentioned.
And, in the same article from which I grabbed his quote, here are more comments he made later clarifying some positions:
Can't say that I have polled many. Just basing my reasoning off of what I have read by some. Including some from this thread.
Also how I have seen many military and ex-military treat the flag in the past.