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Jim Harbaugh: Colin Kaepernick will flourish

Around this time three years ago, Colin Kaepernick was getting ready to start at quarterback for the 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII. Kaepernick would throw for 302 yards in a loss to the Ravens in that game and then helped the 49ers to the NFC championship game the next season. Kaepernick signed a contract extension…

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Friday morning one-liners

The Bills signed CB Javier Arenas to a future contract. The Dolphins offensive line remains in need of an upgrade. Said Patriots S Devin McCourty of his offseason plans, “Right now, I have no plans. I haven’t planned anything. I usually always take it slow to try to let the body heal up. I’ll be…

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Thursday morning one-liners

Bills QB Tyrod Taylor thinks the Bills can make the playoffs next year. Dolphins WR DeVante Parker is in line for a strong second season. Hall of Famer Mike Haynes goes to bat for Patriots QB Tom Brady. Comparing the Jets’ drafts in recent years to the Panthers and Broncos shows a problem. A look at…

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Brandon Marshall: I don’t want Colin Kaepernick on Jets

On Tuesday, Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reported that quarterback Colin Kaepernick wants to leave the 49ers and that the Jets are his preferred next team. The Jets’ top receiver isn’t lobbying for that change in address. During an appearance on ESPN Wednesday, Brandon Marshall said that he thinks Kaepernick is good…

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Report: Kaepernick wants out of San Francisco

The 49ers have been deliberately coy about whether they want to keep quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Kaepernick apparently is less willing to conceal his wishes. According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, Kaepernick wants out of San Francisco. His preferred destination is the Jets. It’s unclear whether the Jets want Kaepernick. They’d need…

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49ers owner declares “fresh start” for Colin Kaepernick

The future of 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was in question from the moment he was benched midseason. But with the hiring of coach Chip Kelly, owner Jed York said he’s leaving the possibility of his former starter reclaiming the job, and potentially flourishing. During his Thursday appearance on The Rich Eisen Show, York said that decision…

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Jed York says he wouldn’t take coach from his alma mater

Last year, as the 49ers were searching (or, perhaps more accurately, “searching”) for a new head coach after parting ways with (or, perhaps more accurately “parting ways with”) Jim Harbaugh, a rumor emerged that the 49ers possibly would be hiring Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly. (The rumor was quickly debunked, primarily since Jim Tomsula was…

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Chip Kelly has already started reaching out to new 49ers players

Never let it be said that Chip Kelly’s not willing to or prepared to communicate with his players. But now that he’s running the 49ers, he wants to hit the ground running in terms of changing the perception that lingered from his days in Philadelphia. According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, one of Kelly’s first…

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The 49ers’ relationship with Kaepernick becomes even more bizarre

When the 49ers hired Chip Kelly to coach the team, many assumed that he’d want to try to make quarterback Colin Kaepernick into the star he was becoming under Jim Harbaugh. If that’s what Kelly plans to do, he has a strange way of making his intentions known. Kelly has tried to deflect any and all…

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Chip Kelly says both 49ers quarterbacks made job an “attractive situation”

When Chip Kelly was hired as the 49ers head coach, there were plenty of people who shared the opinion that his arrival could be a good thing for quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s future with the team. Kaepernick lost his starting job to Blaine Gabbert last year and then went on injured reserve due to a left…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

Patriots fans who want to buy tickets to the AFC Championship Game are out of luck, because the Broncos are limiting sales to residents of Western states. The Jets don’t have the luxury of a lot of cap space this year, like they had last year. Said Bills coach Rex Ryan of his defense, “Obviously,…

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Friday morning one-liners

Reviewing a disappointing year for the Bills defensive line. Former Dolphins offensive line coach Jim Turner is the new running backs coach at the University of Cincinnati. Said Patriots T Sebastian Vollmer of the Chiefs defense, “Obviously they throw a lot of stuff at you and if you are not on the same page as…

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If Kelly turns around Kaepernick, 49ers still have a bargain

The team-friendly contract signed by 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was team-friendly not just because the team has the annual ability to cut Kaepernick loose and avoid future guaranteed money. It also was team-friendly because it pays Kaepernick far less than the top end of the market. So if new coach Chip Kelly can get the…

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49ers hire Chip Kelly

Chip Kelly is the new head coach of the San Francisco 49ers. Kelly, fired last year at the end of his third season coaching the Eagles, has been hired by the 49ers today. Although Kelly’s tenure in Philadelphia will be remembered mostly for his disappointing 2015 season, in which he was given full personnel control…

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Report: 49ers down to Chip Kelly or Mike Shanahan

The 49ers are narrowing down their coaching search to a couple of former head coaches. San Francisco will likely choose between Chip Kelly and Mike Shanahan, with a decision coming within the next 24 hours, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Both Kelly and Shanahan have had some success as head coaches, although both were fired…

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