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Kyle Shanahan: 49ers not looking for a “short-term fix” at QB

The 49ers are supposed to meet with Colin Kaepernick soon, as both sides try to determine if the incumbent quarterback is a fit for new coach Kyle Shanahan. But Shanahan said during an interview on KNBR 680-AM that no matter which quarterback he picks for this year, the goal is to find someone to lead the team…

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Texas governor says NFL is “walking on thin ice” with Super Bowl threat

Everything may indeed be bigger in Texas, including the bravado of its politicians when talking about targets that are safely out of town. After the NFL suggested last week that future events in Texas could be threatened if they pass a “bathroom bill” that would limit the rights of transgender Texans, Texas governor Greg Abbott fired back at…

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Colin Kaepernick changes agents in advance of meeting with 49ers

There are plenty of quarterbacks potentially on the move this offseason, and one of the them has made a move within his own representation. According to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has parted ways with XAM Sports, who represented him when he signed his 2014 contract extension with the team.…

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John Lynch, Kyle Shanahan plan to meet with Colin Kaepernick

Quarterback Colin Kaepernick is likely to become a free agent next month, but new 49ers General Manager John Lynch said Thursday that he and 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan will meet with Kaepernick later this month. Lynch, who’s been on the job for a few weeks, said Kaepernick “reached out” and that the 49ers will meet…

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Devin McCourty to skip White House trip as well

Martellus Bennett won’t be the only Patriot skipping any future trip to the White House. Patriots defensive back Devin McCourty told Time magazine that he’d also be skipping the trip, whenever it is. “I’m not going to the White House,” McCourty wrote in a text message from the team bus. “Basic reason for me is…

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Report: Kyle Shanahan interested in bringing Matt Schaub to 49ers

When Super Bowl LI comes to an end, Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan will be leaving that job to become head coach of the 49ers. Among the first orders of business in his new role will be figuring out who will be the team’s quarterback in 2017. Colin Kaepernick is expected to opt out of…

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Colin Kaepernick to opt out of deal and become free agent in March

When new coach Kyle Shanahan and General Manager John Lynch begun the reconstruction of the 49ers, one of their first moves will be to find a quarterback. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, 49ers starter Colin Kaepernick is opting out of his deal and will become an unrestricted free agent. According to Cam Inman of…

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Will 49ers be in play for Kirk Cousins?

With the 49ers planning to hire Kyle Shanahan to coach the team and currently having a quarterback depth chart that consists of Colin Kaepernick, Blaine Gabbert, and Christian Ponder, the next question becomes whether the 49ers will make a play for Washington quarterback Kirk Cousins. In 2012, Washington made Kirk Cousins a fourth-round draft pick.…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount topped the NFL with 18 rushing touchdowns. Bills RB Mike Gillislee had an NFL-high 5.71 yards per carry. Dolphins RB Jay Ajayi was stuffed an NFL-high 37 times this season. Jets QB Ryan Fitzpatrick threw six red zone interceptions, twice as many as anyone else. Ravens K Justin Tucker finished the…

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Saturday one-liners

Patriots RB LeGarrette Blount comes up big when the distance to the end zone is short. Bills assistant Kathryn Smith looks back on her first year as the NFL’s first full-time female assistant coach. If the Dolphins head to Pittsburgh for a playoff game, they may need to dress warmly. Jets TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins has…

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Colin Kaepernick wins prestigious award voted on by teammates

If anyone thought 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was a distraction in the locker room because of his national anthem protests this year, his teammates did not agree. Via Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, Kaepernick was given the Len Eshmont Award, which is the most prestigious team honor which is voted upon by players. The award is…

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Tyrod Taylor blows off reporters to end season

With Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor: (1) benched for Week 17; (2) reportedly in line for hernia surgery as soon as next week; and (3) potentially cashing in on $27.5 million in March if he’s not fully healthy by then, the media has plenty of questions. Alas, they’ll get no answers from Taylor. Via Mike Rodak of…

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Report: Tyrod Taylor has “severe” groin injury

The Buffalo Bills have made a business decision to put quarterback Tyrod Taylor in bubble wrap to avoid the vesting of $27.5 million in injury guarantees that become full guarantees in March. It may have been too late. Vic Carucci of the Buffalo News reports that Taylor has “fought [through] a severe groin injury that…

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Hue says Browns playing to win, not to lock up No. 1 pick

The Browns have spent most of the season atop the NFL waiver wire, and they’re one loss away from clinching the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. But when the subject of the Browns potentially trying to lock up the No. 1 pick this Sunday instead of trying to beat a Steelers…

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49ers beat Rams, blow chance at first overall pick

By winning today, the Browns gave the 49ers a wonderful Christmas present. Three hours later, the 49ers returned it. The 49ers defeated the Rams today in Los Angeles to improve their record to 2-13, three hours after the Browns won to improve their record to 1-14. The 49ers own the strength of schedule tiebreaker over…

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