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Former 49ers great Steve Young might be the godfather of the mobile quarterback/passer era. Young was one of the first players in the league to be just as dangerous a passer as he was a runner.
Young played in the disciplined precision of the west coast offense, so he was never allotted the time to freestyle like current Niners quarterback Colin Kaepernick does.
Young who was as good as there ever was, per Around The League that he’s jealous of Kaepernick because he could never use the Pistol Formation.
“I’m actually really jealous about the pistol. I think it’s such a cool thing,” Young told Comcast SportsNet Bay Area.
Young thinks the formation has helped Kaepernick mature, by taking out the complex reads.
“The pistol isn’t going to go away, but the job in the long run is going to be to deliver the ball from the pocket,” Young said. “This is a wonderful bridge for young players.
“Look what’s happened to these mobile guys, my heroes, my guys. There’s this bridge now that they can
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It appears that Red Robin is officially on the Colin Kaepernick bandwagon. It appears that word got to Red Robin that Colin loves their burgers, so Red Robin went one step further and are offering him free Red Robin for life if he leads the 49ers to victory on Sunday. Here is the image (via Darren Rovell) of the ad Red Robin is running in tomorrow’s SF Chronicle…Hopefully this...
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Who knows what will happen on Sunday at the Superdome to add to a challenging week for Colin Kaepernick. It’s the biggest week for the man, a moment that he can prove that he’s tried, true and tested to handle the demands as a burgeoning quarterback. In a few days the man with the goatee and tattoos will step out of the tunnel to take on the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII...
Who knows what will happen on Sunday at the Superdome to add to a challenging week for Colin Kaepernick. It’s the biggest week for the 25-year-old man, a moment that he can prove that he’s tried, true and tested to handle the demands as a burgeoning quarterback. In a few days the man with the goatee and tattoos will step out of the tunnel to take on the Baltimore Ravens in Super...
San Francisco may just be hoarding all the quarterbacks.
With Colin Kaepernick looking like the 49ers’ starter for some time, the common assumption has been that San Francisco will look to trade away backup Alex Smith. The veteran, who was picked No. 1 in the draft in 2005 but didn’t have success as a starter until recently, wouldn’t be of much use if the job is Kaepernick’s...
We are just a little more than two days away from the final game of the 2012-2013 NFL season, with the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers playing one another in Super Bowl XLVII. All the story lines have been rehashed about 20 times an hour for the last two weeks on SportsCenter and the NFL Network, and we are just ready for some food and football (and commercials). We...
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Who: San Francisco 49ers (NFC) vs. the AFC Baltimore Ravens (AFC)
Where: Mercedes-Benz Superdome (home of the Saints) – New Orleans, Louisiana.
When: Sunday February 3, 2013
Watch: 6:30pm EST on CBS
This is going to be one exciting Super Bowl, or as some have dubbed the Har-bowl as the Ravens and 49ers head coaches are brothers...
New terms like “Read option” and “Pistol” have been introduced to the average football fan’s vocabulary. With anything new, there is a period of adjustment that is to be expected. It seemed like only yesterday that successful NFL offenses were slinging the football all over the field and a glorified 7-on-7 drill was the future of the game. Quarterbacks like Drew Brees,...
Super Bowl fever has gripped the Bay Area with the San Francisco 49ers getting set to play in the Super Bowl, and that excitement has found its way onto the ice as well.
San Jose Sharks forward Logan Couture paid homage to Niners quarterback Colin Kaepernick on Thursday night after he scored a goal against the Edmonton Oilers. Couture did the “Kaepernick” pose — kissing one’s...
DoubleGSports.com NFL writer, Vin D'Anton predicts Colin Kaepernick will lead the 49ers to a Super Bowl win over Baltimore. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Since 2004, the majority of NFL fans have been dying for a Manning vs. Manning Super Bowl. The great NFL family on the sports grandest stage playing the most glamorous position; instead we get the Harbaugh’s.
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San Francisco 49ers Coach, Jim Harbaugh says the team has “enthusiasm unknown to mankind.” Quarterback Colin Kaepernick says extra time gives him an advantage over the Ravens.
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