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Jim Tomsula: 'I’m a big believer in Blaine Gabbert'

Blaine Gabbert is the backup to Colin Kaepernick on the San Francisco 49ers, but first-year head coach Jim Tomsula is a fan of the second-string quarterback. According to Cam Inman of the Bay Area News Group, Tomsula called Gabbert a “beautiful piece” of a roster that needs to be rebuilt. Tomsula: "I'm a big believer in Blaine Gabbert. I am. Point blank. We talk of building...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Blaine Gabbert praises Colin Kaepernick's improvement over past year

The 2014 season wasn't at all great for Colin Kaepernick. Statistically, it was his worst season as a pro. To only heighten the situation, the 49ers missed the playoffs after three straight NFC Championship appearances.Kaepernick worked with two-time MVP Kurt Warner in the offseason to fine-tune his development at the quarterback position. So far, it appears the work has paid...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Two alternatives to Blaine Gabbert the San Francisco 49ers should consider

The San Francisco 49ers have their starting quarterback in Colin Kaepernick for at least one more year, depending how things go this season. However, after Kap there is a significant drop off at the position with Blaine Gabbert being the primary backup. If Kaepernick is injured the 49ers are in a lot of trouble. So it makes you wonder, should San Francisco call up someone who could...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Blaine Gabbert ranked as worst backup QB in NFL

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Blaine Gabbert's career hasn't been what his draft status and expectations coming out of college were suppose to be like. Gabbert was drafted by the Jaguars in the first round of the 2011 NFL draft with the 10th overall pick and was traded to the 49ers in 2014 for a 6th round draft pick, showing how much his value had dropped. He'll join Colin...
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July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Is the 49ers’ Blaine Gabbert really the worst backup quarterback in the NFL?

What is the worst scenario that you can possibly imagine for the San Francisco 49ers to begin their 2015 campaign? For my money, it goes something like this: on the first snap of their first drive of the Monday Night Football season debut against the Minnesota Vikings, Colin Kaepernick drops back, reads the left side of the field and sees Torrey Smith streaking open… Kaepernick...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Preseaon week 3 recap and analysis

Recap The San Francisco 49ers got in the win column this preseason after a 21-7 victory against the San Diego chargers and notched their first win in new Levi stadium. The first string offense once again struggled to put points on the board but backup quarterback Blaine Gabbert came in midway through the second quarter and was very efficient in leading the offense down the field...
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Blaine Gabbert is the 49ers backup “right now”

Getty Images Blaine Gabbert will remain second on the depth chart at quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers as the team enters its third preseason game. “Blaine is that guy right now,” Harbaugh said of Gabbert. If head coach Jim Harbaugh’s comments about Blaine Gabbert did not seem too sencire one could simply look at his preseason numbers. Gabbert has completed 11 of 25 passes...
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers QB Blaine Gabbert named one of week’s biggest goats

Despite the fact that the games didn’t mean anything in the standings, and will be long forgotten in a week or two, the first week of the preseason provided plenty of highlights and lowlights. There were reasons to be excited, causes for concern and everything in between. What players were at each extreme of the spectrum this week? To see the “Heroes and Goats” from preseason...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Blaine Gabbert is a Jaguar no more, headed out west

Blaine Gabbert, the Jaguars’ starting quarterback to open the 2012 and 2013 regular seasons was the 10th overall selection in the 2011 NFL Draft, but as of today, is no longer with the team. This afternoon, Gabbert was traded to the San Francisco 49ers for a sixth round draft pick in the 2014 NFL draft and a conditional pick next year. Gabbert is scheduled to make just over a million...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Blaine Gabbert nearly last in list ranking NFL QBs

With each passing year, no pun intended, the National Football League becomes more and more of a quarterback-driven league. The day and age of teams running the football 40 times per game are a thing of the past, replaced by an era in which quarterbacks throwing 50 passes across four quarters of play is commonplace. Thus, having the right guy under center is more important now than...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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