Found August 14, 2014 on Pro Football Zone:
Chris Simms of Bleacher report believes Colin Kaepernick gets criticized more than she should and he at down with the 49ers star quarterback and asked why he believes that’s that case. “Stereotypes, prejudice,” Kaepernick said. “Whatever you want to call it. I think between the tattoos, the way I dress, the way I talk. People don’t think it should go together with a franchise quarterback or something that’s leading the team or representing the organization.” “I think it’s a great deal for both sides,” Kaepernick told Simms, per PFT.  “The NFL is a performance-based business.  So you should have to perform to earn some of your money.  At the same time, I realize that my success isn’t because of just what I do out there.  I have great teammates around me that make plays, and I want to continue to have good teammates around me, so the contract allows the organization to keep those players.” I find it funny that Simm is making this into a big deal, when only maybe a few people have have said ignorant things about Kaepernick.   var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Colin Kaepernick explains why he believes he gets criticized appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

Colin Kaepernick Blames Stereotypes And Prejudice For Unfair Criticism

Are stereotypes the reason for the criticism Colin Kaepernick receives? Watch as Kaepernick and NFL Analyst Chris Simms go in-depth at 49ers training camp: [Bleacher Report]         The post Colin Kaepernick Blames Stereotypes And Prejudice For Unfair Criticism appeared first on Geeks & Cleats.

San Francisco 49ers: Training camp winners and losers

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Prices for 49ers single game parking passes are outrageous

$50 for parking…really?  That’s outrageous. And the NFL wonders why they have a hard time getting fans to attend games in person. 49ers putting single game parking passes on sale tomorrow for games in new stadium. Price? $50 each (via @RosenbergMerc) — darren rovell (@darrenrovell) August 14, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType...

Artist Pens Amazing Drawing of Colin Kaepernick

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Keep An Eye On: Fayetteville State DB Michael Johnson

By:Shaun DePasquale (@FCSScout) Everyone is looking for the next Pierre Desir. The Next Josh Norman. That small school defensive back that rises up and becomes a high draft pick. This year, for the 2015 class of rookies, you may find that guy in the most unlikely of places- overlooked HBCU program Fayetteville S State. His […] The post Keep An Eye On: Fayetteville State DB Michael...

49ers sign LB Kion Wilson, place Blake Costanzo on injured reserve

According to Mike Wilkening of, the 49ers have signed linebacker Kion Wilson and placed linebacker Blake Costanzo on injured reserve. Costanzo, 30, played for the 49ers in 2011 and the special teamer has played just 61 defensive snaps the past three seasons. Wilkening writes: 'The 6-foot-1, 239-pound Wilson appeared in seven games for the Steelers in...

Michael Crabtree returned to practice

49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree returned to practice on Wednesday. 49ers WR Michael Crabtree returned to practice today. Here's proof. — Steve Corkran (@CorkOnTheNFL) August 14, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Michael Crabtree...

Harbaugh on Potential Suspension for Aldon Smith: ‘We Can Control What We Can Control’

Aldon Smith’s future is out of the San Francisco 49ers’ hands, as Jim Harbaugh explained on Friday. “I can’t really say, We can control what we can control,” said the 49ers head coach at a press conference. Harbaugh did imply that a resolution could be near. “It’s a process. We’ve said that all along. The process is transpiring. It’s in its final stages, but the...

49ers' Kaepernick won't play much against Broncos

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Oh no he di’int! Pete Carroll calls out Jim Harbaugh for not doing Ice Bucket Challenge

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge earlier this week and after he received his cold water dousing, he challenged his fellow NFC West head coaching rivals to do the same. Now the #IceBucketChallenge goes out to the other NFC West coaches! Jim Harbaugh, @CoachJeffFisher & @BruceArians… you’re up! #ALS — […] The post Oh no he di...

Aldon Smith dominating with suspension looming

At the moment, for the 49ers, the news is a bit bittersweet: Aldon Smith has never been better. At least that’s the word coming from those who have seen the 49ers All-Pro outside linebacker in training camp. Jim Harbaugh said Smith has “taken his game to the highest level” and 49ers left tackle Joe Staley, a three-time Pro Bowler, has returned to the huddle this summer sounding...

49ers' Ian Williams taking steps toward return

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) After three years and six NFL games, San Francisco nose tackle Ian Williams finally got his first pro start. It lasted less than a half. Williams earned the start on the road against the Seattle Seahawks in Week 2 last year, the culmination of a training camp competition with veteran Glenn Dorsey. During the defense's second series, Williams sustained...

Training Camp Update

Sean McMahon Ian Williams is back, Alex Boone trade talk is heating up, Tramaine Brock will miss Sunday's game against the Broncos, and a certain individual has gained 30-pounds since being drafted in May. Join me as I recap the most important stories coming out of Santa Clara. The post Training Camp Update appeared first on

Jim Harbaugh Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge But Not Pete Carroll’s Challenge

The Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers rivalry has moved to the Ice Bucket Challenge. After the Seahawks’ Pete Carroll nominated Jim Harbugh to do the challenge, the 49ers’ head coach declined his offer saying that his brother John had already challenged him. Jim Harbaugh said he will accept the ice bucket challenge but not Pete […] The post Jim Harbaugh Accepts Ice...

Colin Kaepernick, Kevin Hart Appear In Star-Studded ‘Madden NFL 15′ Ad (Video)

The latest “Madden NFL 15″ promo starts with comedian Kevin Hart slapping actor Dave Franco in the face, and it only gets weirder from there. EA Sports premiered the almost four-minute ad Friday, and it features a star-studded cast of athletes, including San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman and even Portland Trail Blazers...
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