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Found December 27, 2012 on The Penalty Flag:
Colin Kapernick and the San Francisco 49ers were on the receiving end of an absolute beat-down in Seattle this past Sunday in a nationally televised prime-time game. In nothing short of a disaster, the 49ers failed multiple times in the red zone to score touchdowns, capitalize on turnovers, and even saw a David Akers chip-shot blocked and run back for a touchdown. With Defensive End Justin Smith already out of the game due to an elbow injury, the ranks of the 49ers were further decimated with injuries inflicted upon tight end Vernon Davis and wide receiver Mario Manningham at the hands of the Seahawks. Despite all of these factors, the elephant in the room is 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.… Read more
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