"But quite frankly, yes, we are looking at all those guys", Carroll told 710 ESPN Seattle when asked specifically if Kaepernick and Griffin were on the team's radar. "He was over the center a lot, and he doesn't look like that kind of player in our system to us", Carroll said. "We're looking to keep it competitive there, too".
Former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has certainly had his fair share of controversy over the past year, but many Seattle Seahawks players, including Doug Baldwin, Michael Bennett, Cliff Avril and Jeremy Lane, took to Twitter to support Kaepernick when he made the decision to kneel during the National Anthem last season.
While the eighth-year Seahawks coach didn't single out these two passers, he did respond to a question about them by saying they are under consideration.
Kaepernick became a free agent when he opted out of his contract with the 49ers in March.
An NFL Network report Monday night stated that the Seahawks have had contact with representatives for free agent QB Colin Kaepernick.
As we explore the reasons why he remains unsigned, it might be time to focus on one of the handful of teams for which Kaepernick truly makes some sense - the Seattle Seahawks.
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Still, at this point it's fairly surprising - no matter your view on his protests last season - that a quarterback of Kaepernick's experience and talent is still available in the prime of his career.
Kaepernick logged one of his best games of 2016 against Seattle past year, completing 17 of 22 passes attempted for 215 yards and a touchdown in the Week 17 finale.
Boykin backed up Russell Wilson for the entire 2016 season without ever seeing game action, but is in danger of losing his job.
During the Week 17 finale against the Seahawks, Kaepernick went 17-for-22 for 215 yards and a touchdown. He was arrested later for possibly violating his probation because of the same incident.
Local product Jake Heaps is the other quarterback on Seattle's roster.