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Colin Kaepernick: 3 quick fixes the 49ers’ QB must make

The San Francisco 49ers have started off the season at just 1-3 and a big part of their lack of success has to do with the poor play of quarterback Colin Kaepernick. He has been struggling each week so far and it has gotten worse over the past couple of weeks in particular against the Green Bay Packers and Arizona Cardinals. Kaepernick has always had quite a few issues with his mechanics...
Via This Given Sunday
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boomer Esiason: 49ers have ‘ruined’ Colin Kaepernick

The San Francisco 49ers are limping into their Week 5 matchup with the 2-2 New York Giants on Sunday Night Football, and analyst Boomer Esiason is picking the G-Men for a simple reason. According to Cam Inman of the Bay Area News Group, the former NFL gunslinger appeared on CBS Sports and said the 49ers have ruined starting quarterback Colin Kaepernick. "I'm taking the Giants...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick’s contract structure protects team from overpaying struggling QB

The contract that San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick signed in June of last year marks a new era regarding money paid to quarterbacks. It’s not the value or length—six years, $114 million—nor the guaranteed money—$61 million—that makes it so curious. After all, it’s rare that a quarterback ever sees the full value of a contract he signs nowadays. ...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Three things to watch for when Colin Kaepernick takes the field this weekend

The 49ers offensive line has been a big topic of discussion during the team’s current three-game skid. While they may not be playing great football, they are not playing bad football, either. After watching the tape from last week’s loss to Green Bay, the horrific offensive performance is on Colin Kaepernick’s shoulders alone. If he does not revert back to the 2011-2012 Kap...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Tomsula: ‘I want a confident’ Colin Kaepernick

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has struggled mightily, but head coach Jim Tomsula isn’t about to insert backup gunslinger Blaine Gabbert. According to Cam Inman of the San Jose Mercury News, Tomsula rebuffed the idea of a quarterback competition and said he still believes in the beleaguered quarterback. “I want a confident man, knowing just full-bore ahead...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

What should be done with Colin Kaepernick?

No, Blaine Gabbert is probably not the quarterback of the future for the San Francisco 49ers. But, it’s getting more and more difficult to see Colin Kaepernick holding that post for many more seasons—let alone this one. Why is that? Where did the talent go that he displayed in 2012 and 2013? As is typically the case, a combination of factors are in play here. First, let’s...
Via The Sports Post
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Clay Matthews rips Colin Kaepernick: ‘You ain’t Russell Wilson, bro!’ (video)

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has had a rough season so far, and Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers was no different. He completed only 13 of 25 passes for 160 yards (one interception), and took six sacks as well. Kaepernick continues to struggle going through his progressions, and accuracy and ball placement have plagued him, too. Things aren’t going...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Johnson thinks 49ers need to move on from Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick’s time as the starting quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers may be drawing to a close, and it’s almost a guarantee he won’t start in 2016 if he continues on his current course. Former Dallas Cowboys head coach and current Fox Sports analysts Jimmy Johnson was asked what he’d do if he were coaching Kaepernick. His response was blunt, to say the least....
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Clay Matthews taunts Kaepernick with Russell Wilson line

Clay Mathews and the Green Bay Packers were all over Colin Kaepernick on Sunday, sacking him six times in a 17-3 win over the 49ers. Not only did Mathews and his defense terrorize the QB all game, but the Green Bay linebacker personally insulted him not once, but twice. After a sack, Mathews kissed his...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kaepernick struggling to grasp simplified play book

The San Francisco 49ers were completely destroyed offensively and defensively by the Arizona Cardinals in a blowout loss of 47-7 in Sunday’s game. Things were so bad for the 49ers late in the game that fans were shouting for Blaine Gabbert to take over. For that, quarterback Colin Kaepernick has gone on record to say that the loss was 100 percent his fault. So what went wrong...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

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