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Colin Kaepernick gets contacts, because improved vision can’t hurt

The physical talent was always there, but the accuracy, not so much. So maybe some corrective lenses will help. It’s worth a shot, and if it works they can make a movie about it. According to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick got contact lenses this offseason to improve his short…

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Monday morning one-liners

Bills CB Nickell Robey is mentoring Kevon Seymour for the second time. Louis Delmas could return to Miami if the Dolphins feel they need a veteran safety this summer. In support of a cautious approach to Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski’s practice workload. The Jets need better production from their tight ends this year. S Lardarius…

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Jeff Driskel, future 49ers starting quarterback?

The 49ers didn’t draft their quarterback of the future. Unless they did. Via Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, coach Chip Kelly has high praise for sixth-round rookie Jeff Driskel. “I think he’s done a really nice job,” Kelly recently said. “He’s really intelligent. [He] picked things up conceptually very quickly. [He] was exposed to a couple…

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Kaepernick speaks, says he’s happy to be with the 49ers

49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick spoke to reporters for the first time in six months Thursday, and though he addressed his trade request and other matters from a strange offseason, Kaepernick said he’s shifted his focus to a future he hopes includes staying with the 49ers. “I’m very happy to be here,” Kaepernick said. “And looking…

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Blaine Gabbert the “heavy favorite” to start for 49ers

Both were drafted in 2011. The guy taken in round two became a star, and the first-rounder a bust. Now, the roles are in the process of reversing. Mike Silver of NFL Media reports that Blaine Gabbert is the “heavy favorite” to become the starting quarterback in San Francisco over Colin Kaepernick. It’s not a surprise,…

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Colin Kaepernick will do individual drills at minicamp

49ers offensive coordinator Curtis Modkins said last week that there was no timetable for quarterback Colin Kaepernick to resume on-field activities and that was followed by a report casting doubt on his participation in this week’s minicamp. Kaepernick won’t be doing everything during the three days of work this week, but coach Chip Kelly said Tuesday…

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Rams sign QB Dylan Thompson

The Rams signed quarterback Dylan Thompson Monday, adding depth to their quarterback room with Nick Foles staying away from the team during organized team activity (OTA) practices. Thompson broke into the league as an undrafted rookie last year with the 49ers and was promoted from the practice squad when Colin Kaepernick was injured last November.…

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Report: Kaepernick won’t be cleared for minicamp

As the 49ers prepare to put a bow on the first Chip Kelly offseason with a mandatory minicamp, they’ll be proceeding without quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Kaepernick has not yet been cleared to participate in football activities. It was believed that Kaepernick would be cleared before the end of…

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Chip Kelly sees Kaepernick and Gabbert as similar players

San Francisco coach Chip Kelly doesn’t see a lot of difference between the two players in his quarterback competition, Colin Kaepernick and Blaine Gabbert. Kelly said on 95.7 The Game that he doesn’t see a lot of difference between the two players, and they’re both equally good fits for his offense. “They’re similar. They have…

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Friday morning one-liners

Bills LB Preston Brown has looked more assertive in practices this offseason. How much will S Reshad Jones‘ absence from offseason work hurt the Dolphins secondary? Patriots QB Tom Brady reminisced about being a Montreal Expos draft pick. QB Geno Smith is getting good reviews from Jets receivers. Early betting lines don’t show much love…

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Laquon Treadwell’s Raiders hat stirs up some Vikings fans

From time to time, a professional athlete decides to wear the colors of another team in the same league. Rarely does the situation pass without some sort of controversy. Right or wrong, it’s understandable that zealous fans of one team wouldn’t want to see a player from their favorite team wearing the apparel of a…

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“No timetable” for Colin Kaepernick to resume on-field work

Quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been a regular at the 49ers’ offseason workouts, which puts him in line to earn a $400,000 bonus even though a series of offseason surgeries on his left shoulder, right thumb and left kneehave left him without clearance to fully participate in the team’s practices. Kaepernick began doing some throwing in…

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Kaepernick has perfect spring attendance, in line to collect bonus

Despite not being cleared for football activities, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has “taken an active role” in the team’s offseason workout program, Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area reported Tuesday. Kaepernick has financial interest in doing so. Maiocco reported that Kaepernick is in line to collect a $400,000 bonus for participating in at least 90…

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Chip Kelly back at it with up-tempo practicing in 49ers OTAs

The 49ers are getting a crash course in Chip Kelly during OTAs, learning in a hurry about the kind of pace he wants to keep. According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, the 49ers ran 24 offensive plays during an eight-minute team period today. That’s an average of one snap every 20 seconds (#math). If that…

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Gary Kubiak is “really excited” about Trevor Siemian

With all the chatter regarding Denver quarterbacks focusing on the guys who left (Peyton Manning and Brock Osweiler), the broken-glass emergency addition (Mark Sanchez), the flirtation gone nowhere (Colin Kaepernick), and the first-round rookie (Paxton Lynch), no one is talking about the guy who, in theory, could end up winning the job. He’s Trevor Siemian, a…

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