Colin Kaepernick, QB, San Francisco 49ers
FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYSIS
One of the biggest, if not best surprises in all of fantasy football last year was sophomore quarterback Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers. Kaepernick played for the college of Nevada which allowed him to go under the radar for the most part. Backing up what looked like a mainstay in Alex Smith also further hid this kids talents, making the waiver wire a common place to find Kaepernick in virtually 100% of all fantasy leagues for the most part of 2012. Things changed by week 10 though when he had to replace Smith because of an injury suffered against the St. Louis Rams.
For the next seven weeks of the regular season and then another three playoff games, Kaepernick became not only a household name, but someone who all fantasy footballers in keeper and dynasty leagues were clamoring over to gain his services.
Armed with a very strong ...