Colin Kaepernick Will Get His Shot To Start…Eventually

  It’s not a secret that the San Francisco 49ers are struggling on offense right now. The unit is boring, predictable, and seems completely incapable of generating any big plays. Granted, the roster is severely lacking in terms of skill players, but that’s not a reason to play in a box, refusing to take any shots down the field. You have to make the most of what you have, and...
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49ers coach Chip Kelly isn't ready to make a switch at QB

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) 49ers coach Chip Kelly said Monday he isn't ready to make a quarterback switch after his offense struggled in consecutive road losses to Carolina and Seattle. Kelly said Colin Kaepernick, the backup, isn't physically ready to start while Blaine Gabbert ranks 31st in the NFL in completion percentage and 30th in passer rating through three games. Kelly's...
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Seahawks' Michael Bennett calls for Colin Kaepernick to start

After two rough weeks offensively, the Seattle Seahawks returned to form against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. Despite not having Russell Wilson for most of the second half, the Seahawks scored 37 points and allowed just 18 to the Blaine Gabbert-led 49ers.The Seahawks gave up just 254 yards of total offense, including 119 through the air. Gabbert has struggled throughout the...
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Colin Kaepernick lauds Chip Kelly for taking a ‘strong stand’

Colin Kaepernick was supposed to fracture the San Francisco 49ers locker room. His protest was supposed to ruin the 49ers this year. That was the narrative surrounding his decision to silently protest police violence and brutality against minorities in America by refusing to stand for the national anthem. Rather than break up the locker room, it could be successfully argued that...
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Colin Kaepernick ‘ready to play’ and ‘looking forward to that opportunity’

Blaine Gabbert is struggling as the quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers. With that, the calls for Colin Kaepernick to take over are only natural. If he does get the call, Kaepernick said that he’s ready to play. Kaepernick said he is ready to play both mentally and physically and is looking forward to that opportunity. #49ers — Jennifer Lee Chan (@jenniferleechan)...
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Michael Bennett: Colin Kaepernick gives 49ers better chance to win

After facing a Blaine Gabbert-led San Francisco 49ers offense Sunday, Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett came to the conclusion that Colin Kaepernick gives the 49ers a better chance to win games. Michael Bennett on Blaine Gabbert: "I think (Colin) Kaepernick gives them a better chance of winning but that's just my opinion." — Curtis Crabtree (@Curtis_Crabtree) September...
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WATCH: Chip Kelly stands up for Colin Kaepernick during exchange

Chip Kelly has Colin Kaepernick’s back, whether certain media members like it or not. The San Francisco 49ers head coach stood up for Kaepernick during a press conference Thursday, as the backup quarterback continues to protest the police killings of African-American men by kneeling during the national anthem. And that support didn’t waver when Santa Rosa Press Democrat reporter...
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Watch: Lowell Cohn lectures, interrupts Chip Kelly on Kaepernick

49ers head coach Chip Kelly answered some questions on Colin Kaepernick’s anthem protest at a press conference Thursday and expressed some support for Kaepernick and his stance, which then led to Santa Rosa Press-Democrat columnist Lowell Cohn trying to get Kelly to complain about Kaepernick, interrupting his answer, and arguing with him: Chip Kelly and reporter have a back...
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Chip Kelly not making QB change, stands behind Gabbert

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Blaine Gabbert has failed to impress as the team’s starter so far, but head coach Chip Kelly is still in his corner. After a 46-27 loss to the Carolina Panthers where Gabbert completed just 17-of-36 passes and threw two late interceptions, Kelly said on Monday that he won’t be making a change at the quarterback position. “He’s our starter...
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Kelly blows off Davis retirement rumor as ‘miscommunication’

Over the weekend, a rumor broke that San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Anthony Davis was set to abruptly retire for the second time in as many years. Davis was not present for practice on Saturday, but ultimately he returned on Sunday. When asked about the strange situation, head coach Chip Kelly’s response was far from clarifying. “It was just a miscommunication,”...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

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