Originally written on Minus Twenty-Two  |  Last updated 10/18/14
Hi. Football is back. You may have heard. In order to enhance your anticipation for this joyous occasion, we’re constructing words into sentences and paragraphs to talk about it. Novel approach, really. We already did this with the Raiders, which you can read here. You can also check out our NFL predictions here. This is our season preview for the Santa Clara 49ers. So, uh, what’s gonna happen if Colin Kaepernick goes down? He’s a mobile quarterback. He’s at the face of this new read-option craze whose Kool Aid the NFL is guzzling by the gallon right now. Therefore proven science says he has a 93 percent chance of devastatingly injuring himself in any given game. Kidding! I hope. (It’s funny; some running backs carry the ball for upwards of 20 times a game and endure a whole lot more pounding, but when a quarterback is prone to scramble 10 times a game, everybody has to start breathing into a paper bag when a thought enters their mind about him blowing out his knee as if his ligamen...
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