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Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick - #7 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 230 lbs.
Birthday 11/03/1987
Birthplace Milwaukee, WI
College Nevada
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 2nd round, 4th pick by 49ers

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rating Yds TD
98.3 1814 10

Kaepernick named 49ers No. 2 QB

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh told reporters Thursday that second-year QB Colin Kaepernick will be the team’s No. 2 signalcaller.

49ers RB Jacobs suffers potentially serious knee injury

Posted Aug. 18, 2012 @ 9:08 p.m. ET
Niners free-agent addition Brandon Jacobs was carried off the field with what looked like a serious knee injury in the preseason game against Houston.

Report: 49ers WR Jenkins destined for inactive list

Posted Aug. 18, 2012 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
A Bay Area report is speculating that Niners first-round WR A.J. Jenkins is almost certain to be inactive for most games this coming season.

49ers DT Justin Smith looking as nasty as ever

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
That 49ers DT Justin Smith has been looking typically tenacious in training camp is scary news for the O-linemen forced to face him in 2012.

Kaepernick leading competition for backup QB spot

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 8:57 p.m. ET
Colin Kaepernick has grabbed a clear lead in the three-way competition to be the 49ers' No. 2 quarterback behind starter Alex Smith.

49ers' Harbaugh expects Smith to be ready for opener

Posted Aug. 13, 2012 @ 2:32 p.m. ET
OLB Aldon Smith left the 49ers' preseason opener on Friday with a right hip bruise, but is expected to recover in time for the regular season.

Brooks looking like a beast for 49ers

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 11:10 a.m. ET
After signing a new six-year, $44.5 million deal this offseason, we hear LOLB Ahmad Brooks is about to prove himself extremely worthy of his substantial payhike.

49ers CB Nelms has his Olympic moment

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 9:58 p.m. ET
49ers CB Cory Nelms ran off the field in the middle of practice Wednesday to watch girlfriend T'erea Brown in the 400-meter hurdles finals from London.

Old-school fantasy commitment to 49ers' Moss could pay off

Posted Aug. 02, 2012 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
With every passing day, 49ers newcomer Randy Moss is showing signs of becoming an old-school class act in fantasy circles.

Reports: Seahawks add WR Edwards

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 11:36 a.m. ET
The Seahawks will sign veteran WR Braylon Edwards on Tuesday. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, it’s a one-year deal.

49ers add veteran OG Davis

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
The 49ers signed veteran OG Leonard Davis to a one-year deal, the team announced Thursday.

49ers S Goldson signs franchise tender

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 1:02 p.m. ET
49ers S Dashon Goldson signed his one-year franchise tender, the team announced Thursday.

49ers add CB McBath

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 1:28 p.m. ET
The 49ers signed CB Darcel McBath to a one-year deal, the team announced Monday.

NFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 11:15 a.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly previews what to expect from the Cardinals, Rams, 49ers and Seahawks in training camp.

Tough reads on these five fantasy players

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
Here are five fantasy players whose value entering the 2012 season can be very tough to figure out.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Feb. 05, 2013
Kaepernick said Tuesday that he'll be training in Atlanta within a week, and the strong-armed and fleet-footed quarterback will be bringing some of his receivers along with him. All of it is part of Kaepernick's quick evolution from backup to starter that will continue as he enters training camp as the unquestioned franchise star.||||||| After losing 34-31 to the Baltimore Ravens in New Orleans on Sunday, Kaepernick said he'll only be able to remember his breakout season "as not being good enough."
Posted Jan. 12, 2013
Kaepernick set an NFL record for rushing yards by a quarterback in a 45-31 playoff win over Green Bay on Saturday. He also joined Chicago's Jay Cutler and Cleveland's Otto Graham as the only players to throw two TD passes and run for two TDs in a postseason game. Graham did it twice.||||||| Kaepernick broke Michael Vick's mark of 119 yards with a 56-yard keeper on an option play in the third quarter of Saturday night's playoff game against Green Bay. The run helped Kaepernick finish with 181 yards on 16 carries, setting a 49ers postseason record. Vick set his record for Atlanta in a 47-17 win over St. Louis on Jan. 15, 2005. Kaepernick earlier scored on a 20-yard run and had his two TD passes in the first half.
Posted Dec. 31, 2012
Kaepernick threw for a career-best 276 yards and two TDs in the Niners' season-ending win against the Cardinals.||||||| He found Michael Crabtree for both scoring throws.
Posted Dec. 17, 2012
Kaepernick threw for four touchdowns, including the go-ahead score to Michael Crabtree with 6:25 to go, as the San Francisco 49ers withstood a 28-point comeback by New England and beat the Patriots 41-34 on Sunday night.||||||| Kaepernick totaled 123 yards on the four TDs and finished with 216. In his five games as the 49ers' starter, he's completed 66.4 percent of his passes (85 of 128) for 1,083 yards, seven touchdowns and two interceptions.
Posted Dec. 10, 2012
Kaepernick completed 18 of 23 passes for 185 yards but came through with a big effort on the ground during Sunday's 27-13 win over Miami.||||||| Kaepernick broke off a 50-yard touchdown scamper with just over two minutes left in the game, saving fantasy owners in what was a lackluster display otherwise. Almost all of Kaepernick's value comes from his legs.

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