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Larry Brown Sports:
From Larry Brown Sports:
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick set records in his team’s 45-31 win over the Green Bay Packers in the playoffs on Saturday, and he also inspired a social media trend.
The second-year player has been celebrating his touchdowns with a kiss on his biceps (seen above). After his outstanding performance Saturday — he rushed for 181 yards (a quarterback record), two touchdowns, and threw for 263 yards and two touchdowns — many Niners fans began following his lead by imitating the celebration.
Much like “Tebowing” and “Griffining,” “Kaepernicking” has become a social media trend.
See some fans “Kaepernicking” below:
Kaepernick’s celebration isn’t exactly unique. As USA Today points out, wrestler Scott Steiner has been doing it for years. Even Metta World Peace has done it a few times in the past. But Kaepernick has done it on the biggest stage, so he is the one receiving the naming honors.
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Memes in general have been around for long enough now that they practically seem old hat. Nonetheless, that isn’t stopping Colin Kaepernick from inspiring some followers. The second-year quarterback’s signature touchdown move — which actually isn’t all that different from Tebowing, minus the kneel — has already caught on online, prompting a slew of imitating pictures across...
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick had quite a Saturday evening. Against the Packers, he ran for 181 yards setting an NFL record for quarterbacks.The highlight was undoubtedly this run in the third quarter which broke a 24-24 tie. The 49ers won the game 45-31 advancing to the NFC Championship round.
The 49ers will wait until Sunday’s game between the Falcons and...
A first impression is a must. It’s where everyone formulates an opinion.
Colin Kaepernick had something to prove in his first postseason start as the 49ers quarterback. It did not matter what he did in the regular season. He was going to be judged on what he can do in the postseason.
Last night was a test Kaepernick had to pass for him and the 49ers to play in the NFC Championship...
Quarterback Colin Kaepernick (17-31, 263 yards, 2 TD, INT, 14 carries, 181 yards, 2 rushing TDs) overcame an early interception Saturday night and ran himself into the records books to lead his San Francisco 49ers to victory against the Green Bay Packers. The Packers defense simply could not contain the scrambling Kaepernick as he left the pocket frequently, obliterating the record...
Colin Kaepernick is, at the moment, one of the most talked about figures in American sports. In the year of the dual-threat quarterback, he is the last of them standing in the NFL playoffs. He completed three passes during the entire 2011 season but has led the San Francisco 49ers to within one victory of their first Super Bowl berth in nearly two decades.
And to think: He could...
Move over Tebowing and Griffining, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has started a new hip trend for everyone to do.
The act of "Kaepernicking" is pretending to kiss your bicep as seen in the below photo of Colin performing the act during last weekend's Packers/49ers NFC divisional playoff game:
As you may figure, a website called "Kaepernicking...
Colin Kaepernick repeatedly raced past the Green Bay defense on option runs. Frank Gore barreled over the Packers on more traditional plays.
A week after holding 2,000-yard rusher Adrian Peterson in check, the Packers were run over by the San Francisco 49ers and sent home from the playoffs with a 45-31 loss Saturday night.
The Packers (12-6) came into the game brimming with confidence...
Green Bay's season ended in crushing fashion, with second-year quarterback Colin Kaepernick piling up a stunning 446 yards and four touchdowns as the 49ers routed the Packers 45-31 in Saturday night's divisional game.
If there is one thing to take away from the 444-yard, four touchdown performance of San Francisco 49ers' quarterback Colin Kaepernick Saturday night in a 45-31 victory over the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Divisional Playoffs, its that Kaepernick is damn good and his value in terms of fantasy football is about to skyrocket.
At least it should.
49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh...
Unfortunately the next time we see Rodgers, he will be in a red practice jersey. He has a few months to get fired up about another embarrassing playoff loss
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In an effort to sell more mags, Sports Illustrated has produced two separate regional covers. The one on the left is 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and the other cover is Ravens QB Joe Flacco. The Kaepernick cover says ‘Holy’…and the one on the right makes a reference to ‘Football Gods’ — I figured with Tebow knocked out of the playoffs, we would get our football...
This evening’s divisional playoff game features the Green Bay Packers taking on the San Francisco 49ers. Weather will not play a role in tonight’s contest. Afternoon high temperatures of the low 50′s under sunny skies will give way to a clear night with temperatures in the mid-40′s. This playoff game will be one of three in the divisional round which features a rematch of...
The 49ers Colin Kaepernick set the record for playoff rushing yards by a QB and then went on to set the record for running yards by a quarterback in any game with 181. The Big Lead compiled all of...
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Just like that, the Packers' season is over. After a win in the opening week of the playoffs, Green Bay's road to the Super Bowl was potentially lining up just as it did two years ago. This time, however, the Packers were unable to string together any victories on the road, with the team now looking for offseason answers for the second year in a row after a divisional round...
Further proof attending a professional football game can be hazardous to your health. The AP reports that 92 fans were kicked out of the 49ers playoff victory over the Green Bay Packers.
Medial staff at the stadium helped 62 people but there was no word on the severity of any of the injuries. There was also an arrest for an attempted car burglary and driving under the influence....