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Kaepernick ready to make 1st preseason appearance for 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Colin Kaepernick is on track to make his first appearance of the preseason for San Francisco on Friday night against the Green Bay Packers after his tired shoulder made it through a full week of practice without any limitations. ''Everything has been going great,'' Kaepernick said Wednesday. ''Everything has been going as planned. I'm excited to get back...
Via Associated Press
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Chip Kelly: Colin Kaepernick is ‘on track’ to play this week

The long-awaited 2016 debut of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is expected to take place this Friday. Providing there are no setbacks, Kaepernick is slated to play against the Green Bay Packers in the team’s third preseason game. Whether Kap will start or come in the game following Blaine Gabbert remains to be seen. “We haven’t discussed it, yet,” head...
Via Sportsnaut
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Colin Kapernick “on track” to play Friday, no call on who starts

The plan coming into the week was for 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick to practice without restrictions and then play in Friday’s preseason game against the Packers. Kaepernick had missed practice time last week while dealing with a tired arm, but has been on the practice field this week without a “pitch count” governing the number…
Via Pro Football Talk
10 hours ago

Colin Kaepernick will not play against Broncos

The “dead arm” saga of Colin Kaepernick will stretch into Week 2 of the NFL preseason. The San Francisco 49ers quarterback is being held out of action once again this Saturday when the team plays the Denver Broncos. Chip Kelly: Kaepernick won't play vs Broncos, planning on getting him in next week vs Packers. Will throw on side today but not vs Broncos — Cam Inman (@CamInman...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers preparing to put Colin Kaepernick ‘on ice’ in 2016?

At least two prominent NFL reporters believe the San Francisco 49ers could pull a RG3 on quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who could be protected in 2016 so the 49ers can save millions against injuries guarantees next offseason. Albert Breer of MMQB became the latest national reporter to weigh in on Kaepernick Thursday morning. “Colin Kaepernick’s injury history, combined with...
Via The Sports Daily
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Report: Kaepernick dealing with so-called 'dead arm'

Well, that escalated quickly. First it was “arm fatigue” Colin Kaepernick was dealing with, and now the quarterback reportedly has a “dead arm” that has sapped his strength. 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick, who did not play Sunday night, is dealing with what two sources called “a dead arm.” SF hopes strength back soon. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 15, 2016...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly: Gabbert doesn't have 'leg up' on Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick was unable to play in the San Francisco 49ers’ first game of the preseason, leading many to believe Blaine Gabbert is going to run away with the starting quarterback job. If that’s the case, Chip Kelly isn’t going to admit it. Kelly told reporters on Sunday that Kaepernick sitting out with a tight shoulder won’t necessarily put him at a disadvantage. ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Gabbert a 'landslide favorite' to beat out Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick has been ruled out of the San Francisco 49ers’ first preseason game with shoulder tightness, leading many to believe this is a great opportunity for Blaine Gabbert to steal the starting quarterback job. Those in the know, however, insist there was really no competition to begin with. In response to a question from a Twitter follower on Sunday, ESPN NFL insider...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kaepernick ruled out Sunday due to shoulder tightness

The arm fatigue that San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been dealing with will keep him out of the team’s preseason opener. When the 49ers take on the Houston Texans, Kaepernick will be out of action, with Blaine Gabbert starting. #49ers announce WR Rogers, QB Kaepernick, WR Smelter, S McCray, S Reid, DL Dorsey and DL Armstead will not play in tonight's game...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Colin Kaepernick wants to wear tinted visor this season

Colin Kaepernick is seeking permission from the league to wear a tinted visor for the upcoming season. The San Francisco 49ers quarterback has been wearing a tinted visor during training camp and would like to continue wearing it during the season. “I’m going through that process currently,” Kaepernick said Friday via CSN Bay Area. Players need to submit requests to the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

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