Top 11 story lines for the 2016 NFL offseason

The short-lived period between the Super Bowl and the start of the new league year is upon us. Over the next few weeks, veterans will be released as teams prepare their layouts for the offseason ahead. From the future of two enigmatic quarterbacks with some previous NFL success to just how teams with new head coaches will map out the free-agency period, here are your top 11 story...
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Emmitt Smith takes shot at Colin Kaepernick

While lob shots are continuing to be thrown Cam Newton’s way following his Super Bowl press conference Sunday night, another NFL quarterback is facing a much more serious situation. Unless you have been hiding under a rock in recent weeks, you know full well that Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel is the subject of an investigation surrounding a domestic violence situation...
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Joe Namath: Jets should take a look at Colin Kaepernick

When Joe Namath opens his mouth, particularly when the words coming out of that mouth pertain to the Jets’ quarterback situation, it’s news. The only Jets quarterback to win or even play in a Super Bowl told The New York Daily News that Colin Kaepernick should be on the Jets’ radar. The newspaper reported last week that Kaepernick wants out of San Francisco and wants to play...
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NFL Notes: Colin Kaepernick, Eagles, Lions, & Seahawks

Colin Kaepernick Former 49ers HC Jim Harbaugh said that he believes QB Colin Kaepernick will “flourish” “Colin will flourish, there’s no question in my mind about that,” Harbaugh told Tim Kawakami on the TK Show, via CSN Bay Area. “He’s too great of a talent. He is a competitior at the very highest level, very similar to the two quarterbacks you’re going to watch...
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Jim Harbaugh compares Colin Kaepernick to Cam Newton, Peyton Manning

Colin Kaepernick’s play during 2015 and 2014 may not have inspired much confidence, but the faith of his former coach Jim Harbaugh has not wavered. Jim Harbaugh on @Kaepernick7: "Colin will flourish, there's no question in my mind about that" (via @timkawakami) — Rand Getlin (@Rand_Getlin) February 8, 2016 "[@Kaepernick7 is] too great of a talent....
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Joe Namath thinks the Jets should try to acquire Colin Kaepernick

The only quarterbacks under contract for the New York Jets next season are Geno Smith and Bryce Petty. That's because Ryan Fitzpatrick will be a free agent in March if the Jets don't re-sign him before he hits the open market.That's obviously a big decision they have to make fairly soon. If they elect to pass on an extension, they'll likely bring in someone else to compete with Smith...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jets' Brandon Marshall yells at Jason McIntyre for Colin Kaepernick talk: 'You sound like a terrible fan'

The Big Lead editor and the wideout had a heated discussion on the subject. Colin Kaepernick is reportedly interested in joining the Jets, but Brandon Marshall is fighting for his quarterback. -- FS1 (@FS1) February 3, 2016   Let's put this to rest once and for all: Jets wideout Brandon Marshall does not want San...
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Jets' Brandon Marshall on playing with Colin Kaepernick: 'I don't want Kaepernick'

Marshall explains why. Watch video Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall appeared Wednesday morning on ESPN's bottomless cesspool of nonsense, "First Take."  Marshall was asked about perhaps playing with 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. (There was a story about Kaepernick wanting out of San Francisco, and preferring to join...
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Brandon Marshall: 'I don’t want Colin Kaepernick'

Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall isn’t interested in a new quarterback. Marshall appeared on ESPN’s First Take Wednesday morning and said rather definitively that he’s not that interested in Colin Kaepernick but wants to keep working with Ryan Fitzgerald. “I don’t want Kaepernick,” Marshall told Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless. “I think he’s good. My guy...
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Report: Colin Kaepernick does not want to play for Jets

A story broke Tuesday night that Colin Kaepernick wants to get out of San Francisco to play for the New York Jets. But it is just not true, per Dom Costentino of The original story originated from Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News as an exclusive report, though nobody else has been able to confirm Mehta’s source. It did seem to come out of left field, and there...
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NFL Notes: Colin Kaepernick, Cardinals, Dolphins, & Vikings

Colin Kaepernick Even though a report from Tuesday said that Colin Kaepernick would prefer to move on and play for the Jets, Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area writes that HC Chip Kelly ultimately controls where he’ll be playing in 2016. In the event the 49ers make Kaepernick available, Maiocco believes there would be several teams interested in him including the Texans, Browns and...
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Colin Kaepernicks Want Out of San Francisco, Prefers Jets

Once the most-talked-about player in the NFL, Colin Kaepernick has all but been forgotten. A forgettable 2015 campaign was highlighted by surgery and a benching. Now that the 49ers have Chip Kelly at the helm, it seems logical that the […]
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Colin Kaepernick Wants To Play For The Jets?

After Colin Kaepernick was benched during the season the general perception was that the team would be parting ways with him once the league season officially ends in March. When the team hired Chip Kelly to be its next head coach the world assumed the 49ers would want to hold onto him because Kelly could fix him. Kelly, however, has been noncommittal as to whether he wants to keep...
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Report: Kaepernick wants to leave 49ers, play for Jets

Colin Kaepernick wants out of San Francisco, according to a report. Not only that, but he apparently has a specific destination for himself in mind. Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News cites sources who claim Kaepernick is hoping to part ways with the 49ers this offseason so he can play for the New York Jets. The Jets are reportedly aware of Kaepernick’s desire to play for...
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Report: Colin Kaepernick interested in playing for Jets

The writing has been on the wall all season long that Colin Kaepernick’s time with the San Francisco 49ers was coming to an end. Now, according to a report from the New York Daily News, we have some insight on what Kaepernick would like to see happen next in his career. As you would expect, Kaepernick wants out of San Francisco, especially after being benched and watching his head...
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Jed York: ‘No question’ Colin Kaepernick could earn job back

Jed York believes Colin Kaepernick’s time with the San Francisco 49ers is far from over. Not only that, he’s excited about a “fresh start” for the quarterback and says there is “no question” Kaepernick can earn back his starting job as the starter in Chip Kelly’s offense. Speaking on the “Rich Eisen Show” on Thursday, the 49ers owner spoke in glowing terms about...
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Welcome to the Cam Newton Era

As a blizzard slammed into the east coast of the United States and temperatures across the region plummeted, the flame in the heart of Charlotte, North Carolina that is Cam Newton burned hotter than ever. On Sunday night, with a trip to Super Bowl 50 on the line, Cam Newton and his Carolina Panthers demolished the second-seeded Arizona Cardinals by a final score of 49-15 in a game...
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Report: Mike Shanahan did not want Colin Kaepernick

    The future of Colin Kaepernick may have been the deciding factor for the San Francisco 49ers in choosing between Mike Shanahan and Chip Kelly. According to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report, one of the main reasons the 49ers went with Kelly over Shanahan was that Shanahan wanted to move on from Kaepernick. “The deciding factor for the 49ers was that they believed Shanahan...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Chip Kelly and Colin Kaepernick could be 49ers’ gold rush

Anyone who says — flat-out — that Colin Kaepernick and Chip Kelly have no chance of turning into something special is lying to themselves. Yes, both coach and player endured embarrassing seasons in which they were rightfully criticized for obvious failures. Yes, both are seen as flawed by many who study the game. But any open-minded football theorist knows there is a chance...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Kaepernick jerseys taken off clearance after Kelly hiring

    The San Francisco 49ers have hired Chip Kelly as their next head coach, and all indications are that the move will provide Colin Kaepernick with a shot at redemption. The Niners’ team store certainly indicates that will be the case. After the 49ers announced that they reached a deal with Kelly, freelance reporter Mike Rosenberg noticed that all Kaepernick merchandise...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Twitter explodes thinking about Chip Kelly coaching Colin Kaepernick

The San Francisco 49ers officially have a new coach, and it's Chip Kelly.San Francisco reached a deal with the former Philadelphia Eagles coach on Thursday, and immediately Twitter reacted to the thought of Kelly pairing his offense with divisive quarterback Colin Kaepernick.This is just a fraction of the responses:
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Report: Chip Kelly wanted Colin Kaepernick wherever he landed

Apparently Chip Kelly, new head coach of the San Francisco 49ers, is a huge Colin Kaepernick fan. As he plotted potential moves & his next @NFL stop, Chip Kelly was trying to figure out how to trade for/sign Colin Kaepernick. No need now. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 14, 2016 Now, this isn’t a definitive statement from Kelly or the 49ers. But as soon as the news...
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Report: Kaepernick to undergo surgery for torn ligament in thumb

    Colin Kaepernick will be going under the knife for the second time in the past two months. According to CSN Bay Area’s Mindi Bach, Kaepernick will undergo surgery Wednesday morning to repair a torn ligament in his right hand. Per source: #49ers Colin Kaepernick will undergo surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right hand tomorrow morning. — Mindi Bach (@MBachCSN...
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January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Kaepernick may need surgery on throwing hand

Colin Kaepernick may need his second surgery since being placed on the IR of the San Francisco 49ers back in late November. He had a torn labrum surgically repaired a few days afterwards, and now Mindi Bach of CSN Bay Area reports he is headed back to The Steadman clinic to have a torn ligament in his throwing hand looked at. Colin Kaepernick is returning to The Steadman clinic...
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January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers won't let Kaepernick watch game from sidelines due to injury concern

Due to medical concerns, Colin Kaepernick is reportedly prohibited from watching Sunday’s San Francisco 49ers game against the Cincinnati Bengals from the team’s sideline. Mindi Bach of CSN Bay Area dropped this news late Saturday night, per sources, noting “Kaepernick’s left arm remains in a sling as he recovers from arthroscopic surgery to repair a torn labrum.” It’s...
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December 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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