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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

49ers cut PK Nedney, C Heitmann

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
The 49ers have released PK Joe Nedney and C Eric Heitmann.

Niners place WR Crabtree on PUP list

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 11:35 p.m. ET
The 49ers have placed WR Michel Crabtree on the Physically Unable to Perform list due to a nagging foot injury.

Niners sign former Eagles PK Akers

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 8:53 p.m. ET
The 49ers have signed PK David Akers, who previously spent all but one game of his 13-year career in Philadelphia with the Eagles.

49ers to let go of CB Clements

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
The 49ers may cut CB Nate Clements to clear cap space and to go after Nnamdi Asomugha, but it is not certain.

49ers agree to re-sign DE McDonald

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 7 p.m. ET
The 49ers agreed to re-sign DE Ray McDonald to a five-year deal. Matt Barrows of The Sacramento Bee first reported the move.

49ers sign all 10 draft picks

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
The 49ers signed all 10 of their draft picks before camp began, including first-round OLB Aldon Smith.

49ers re-sign QB Smith to one-year deal

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 8:11 p.m. ET
The 49ers and QB Alex Smith agreed on a one-year deal Tuesday, reportedly worth $5 million.

Not every team faces the same lockout challenges

Posted July 25, 2011 @ 9:31 a.m. ET
Based on a vote of the PFW staff, here are three teams that we believe will be most and least affected by the NFL lockout.

Former 49ers C Blue dies at age 65

Posted July 20, 2011 @ 10:16 a.m. ET
Forrest Blue, who helped the 49ers win three division titles in the early 1970's, passed away over the weekend at age 65.

GM Baalke says 49ers will focus on keeping own free agents

Posted July 15, 2011 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
49ers general manager Trent Baalke would like to keep the majority of his team's pending free agents, according to Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News.

49ers' new offense bodes well for Davis

Posted July 12, 2011 @ 10:15 a.m. ET
Even though his receiving opportunities might be reduced, Vernon Davis figures to be one of the league's most explosive tight ends in what is expected to be a very TE-friendly 49ers offense.  

Report: 49ers C Heitmann could miss 2011 season

Posted June 29, 2011 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
49ers C Eric Heitmann is expected to miss the entire 2011 season after undergoing neck surgery, CSN Bay Area's Matt Maiocco reported.

NFC West best bets to break through in 2011

Posted June 24, 2011 @ 9:09 a.m. ET
PFW identifies four players from the NFC West who are ready for coming-out parties in 2011 (clockwise from left) — Dan Williams, Bradley Fletcher, Russell Okung and Anthony Davis.  

NFC West's top 40 players

Posted June 23, 2011 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
Doing his best Casey Kasem imitation, PFW executive editor Dan Arkush takes a stab at identifying the NFC West's top 40 players, regardless of position.

Niners' Crabtree continues beating to own drum

Posted June 10, 2011 @ 2:47 p.m. ET
While there does not appear to be anything close to an outright rift between Alex Smith and Michael Crabtree in Niners Nation, the potential for mixed messages continues.

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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