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Kelly does not fully commit to Kaepernick as starting QB

The San Francisco 49ers are entering their Week 8 bye with no good options at quarterback, so they will probably stick with Colin Kaepernick. However, head coach Chip Kelly isn’t ready to commit to a starter for Week 9 just yet. On Monday, Kelly told KNBR that he “would think” Kaepernick will remain San Francisco’s starter coming out of the bye. Chip Kelly tells KNBR...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills fans show intense level of hatred for Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick made his first start of the 2016 season Sunday when the San Francisco 49ers traveled to Orchard Park, N.Y., for a date with the Buffalo Bills. It didn’t go well for the Niners quarterback, who completed just 13 of 29 passes for 187 yards as San Francisco got destroyed 45-16. But Kaepernick’s rough showing was just part of the story. He also dealt with a crazy...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Offensive anti-Colin Kaepernick T-shirts selling outside Bills’ stadium

Some Buffalo Bills fans apparently did not heed the words of LeSean McCoy ahead of Sunday’s game vs. the San Francisco 49ers. In the week leading up to the game, McCoy urged Bills fans to be respectful of Kaepernick in light of the quarterback’s social viewpoints and stance. However, some T-shirts that were for sale outside of Ralph Wilson Stadium encourage hostility towards...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kaepernick took out $7.5M insurance policy before signing contract

We now have another reason why San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was willing to renegotiate his contract. The embattled backup turned starter signed a new deal this past week that eliminated a good portion of the guaranteed cash he had on his deal next season. The guarantees were for injury only, which led many to believe the only way Kaepernick would see the field...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ruth Bader Ginsburg apologizes for Colin Kaepernick comments

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made headlines last week when she called Colin Kaepernick’s national anthem protest “dumb and disrespectful.” After some reflection, she wishes she had remained silent on the matter. According to CNN, the court released a statement in which she apologizes for having spoken out the way she did. “Some of you have inquired about...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Group to fly pro-Kaepernick banner during 49ers-Bills game

While many Americans find Colin Kaepernick’s national anthem protest an affront to American pride, there are many others who find it inspiring. One group which represents the latter in this cultural divide, the California-based Courage Campaign, will be supporting Kaepernick with a banner that will fly over New Era Field Sunday when the San Francisco 49ers take on the Buffalo...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Interested teams thought Kaepernick might retire

As San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick prepares to make his first start of the 2016 season, there’s been a lot come out about his relationship with the team. The two sides just recently agreed to a contract restructure that pretty much voids the final four years of his old deal. Kaepernick can opt out of the deal after this season, while the 49ers are not on the hook...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Poll shows Americans still reject national anthem protests

Ever since Colin Kaepernick literally took a seat during the national anthem of a preseason NFL football game in late August, there has been a large and ongoing debate over the role of social protest and sports. There are those who believe on-the-field protests have no place in sports, while others have taken up for Kaepernick and the increasing protests seen throughout the sports...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick expecting mixed reception in Buffalo

Colin Kaepernick expects to get a mixed reception from the fans in Buffalo when he takes the field as the San Francisco 49ers starter. Kaepernick will face a road crowd against the Bills, and while he does expect to get booed both because of his team and his national anthem protest, he wouldn’t be surprised if he has some support, too. “Well I think there’s going to be a...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kaepernick has not yet signed restructured contract

There has been some speculation that the San Francisco 49ers were hesitant to name Colin Kaepernick their starting quarterback because of the way his contract is structured, but one report claims no changes have been made on that front. At least not yet. According to ESPN’s Jim Trotter, Kaepernick has not signed a revised contract with the 49ers, though the two sides have been...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

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