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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

Niners TE Davis not likely to stay dormant for long

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
Our Niners sources tell us it would be a big mistake to make too big a deal out of TE Vernon Davis’ meager numbers recently.

Key matchup: Niners RBs Frank Gore and Kendall Hunter vs. Cardinals run defense

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
PFW's Dan Arkush focuses on Niners RBs Frank Gore and Kendall Hunter vs. Arizona's run defense in the Week Eight Monday-night game.

Week Seven Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 8:36 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Chris Johnson, Malcolm Jenkins and Andy Lee as its Players of the Week.

NFC West Spin cycle: Cardinals continue to stumble

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
Storm clouds are hovering over the Cardinals, who dropped their third game in a row and showed no signs of turning things around in Minnesota.

Friday's 60-second rant: 49ers' flaw could be fatal

Posted Oct. 19, 2012 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
David DeChant says the 49ers' struggles when playing from behind are a major concern when it comes to their Super Bowl aspirations.

Niners interior offensive line making its mark

Posted Oct. 19, 2012 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
Overshadowed by RB Frank Gore in the 49ers' Week Seven win over Seattle was the overpowering job the team's O-line did up the middle.

NFL Links: Chicago a nightmare for Stafford

Posted Oct. 19, 2012 @ 10:43 a.m. ET
Chicago hasn't been kind to Matthew Stafford, the Seahawks can't outmuscle the 49ers and the pressure on Andrew Luck will help his future.

Gore helps Niners grind out win over Seahawks

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 11:40 p.m. ET
Frank Gore ran for 116 yards and the 49ers held off the Seahawks 13-6 on Thursday night as the 49ers won their division opener.

Key matchup: Seahawks RBs Lynch, Turbin vs. Niners run defense

Posted Oct. 16, 2012 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
PFW’s Dan Arkush focuses on Seahawks running backs vs. the Niners run defense in the Week Seven Thursday-night game.

NFC West spin cycle: 49ers looking very ordinary

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush offers his weekly team-by-team take on the state of the NFC West.

QB deficiency keeps 49ers from joining NFC elite

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
PFW personnel analyst Nolan Nawrocki says Alex Smith regressed to early-career form in San Francisco's biggest test of the season.

Giants win NFC title rematch, shut down 49ers

Posted Oct. 14, 2012 @ 7:59 p.m. ET
The Giants shut down San Francisco in a 26-3 victory over the 49ers on Sunday in a rematch of last season's NFC championship game.

Jaguars to host 49ers in London in 2013

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 9:04 a.m. ET
The Jaguars will host the 49ers at London’s Wembley Stadium on Oct. 27, 2013, the NFL announced Thursday.

Week Six primer: How deep are the Packers' problems?

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 7:14 p.m. ET
Eric Edholm provides a sneak peek into Week Six, including what to watch for in the big Packers-Texans matchup on Sunday night.

Roman's play-calling stokes Niners' offensive firepower

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 3:28 p.m. ET
Most close observers believe Niners offensive coordinator Greg Roman's innovative play-calling is at the root of the team's sudden explosiveness.

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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