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Found November 10, 2013 on NFL Draft Diamonds:
This was hardly the highly touted showdown between 2011 No. 1 overall pick Newton and Kaepernick, the sixth quarterback drafted that year, in the second round. They roomed together during the scouting combine. Kaepernick went 11 for 22 for 91 yards with an interception and was sacked six times for a 42.0 passer rating. Newton […]
  • I knew that it would bite Harbaugh someday..........Couldn't have happen to an nicer guy. Widgeon
  • Speak for yourself, I don't miss Alex Smith one bit. As a Niner fan and Season Ticket Holder, I saw every game since 1982. I would take Kappy on a bad day over Mr. Game manager any day of the week, CK is exciting and is at the beginning of what is going to be an extraordinary career. He has things to learn, for sure, but we will make the playoffs for the next 10 years, and maybe even win the whole thing. Alex Smith is the past and there is no need to even bring his name up.
  • winning is more exciting. sorry to see AS go too. Fun to watch KC win......even with the game manager on the field. cheers

    PS i go back to Kezar.
  • Interesting comments, except had SF kept Smith last season, they would be the proud owners of the Lambardi trophy. Colin had a mediocre at best Super Bowl and is having a mediocre at best season in 2013. The reason? Defenses have seen him and know how to better defend him (see all athletic running QB's, eventually, they get defended against). Smith is boring, a game manager, doesn't make mistakes, and just wins. Kaepernick is a good QB who needs more time to develop his passing game. However, until such time, teams will continue to "contain" him and make him throw.
  • you are a fool...nuff said

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