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Vernon Davis praises the new Colin Kaepernick

49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been trying to change his game, even if receiver Anquan Boldin says he shouldn’t.  Another teammate likes the progress to date. “You guys are in for a treat,” tight end Vernon Davis told reporters on Friday.  “He looks like a totally different guy.” This implies that the prior version of…

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Boldin wants Kaepernick to tune out noise he has embraced

At a time when 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick hopes to improve his game by changing it dramatically, a teammate has offered some clear advice for Kaepernick:  Don’t. “To be honest with you, I just think he has to just block out everything else around him,” receiver Anquan Boldin told SiriusXM NFL radio on Wednesday, via…

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Anquan Boldin talks up Jim Tomsula

There’s been a great deal of skepticism surrounding the 49ers this offseason, based largely on the fact that they replaced a very successful head coach in Jim Harbaugh with a totally unproven head coach in Jim Tomsula. But at least one veteran player on the 49ers thinks his team is in good hands. San Francisco…

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Kurt Warner’s trying to remind Colin Kaepernick to stay in pocket

After working with 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, Kurt Warner came away impressed with his arm. Now, he wants to make sure he doesn’t use his legs too much. During an interview with Rich Gannon on SiriusXM, Warner said he thought Kaepernick would be better served staying in the pocket, rather than allowing his incredible athleticism…

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As draft nears, four teams have just two QBs on their rosters

The Colts have their franchise quarterback. The Buccaneers, who have the No. 1 overall pick in the draft, are expected to take a passer in the hopes he will be their Andrew Luck. So what do Indianapolis and Tampa Bay have in common at the game’s most important position? They are two of four NFL…

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Thursday morning one-liners

A CFL team announced a game against the Bills yesterday, and a bunch of people bought it (though man are we glad it’s the 2nd). Some dot-connecting on moves the Dolphins could be making soon. For all the goofy April Fool’s gags yesterday, Patriots QB Tom Brady’s was right up there with the best. The…

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Monday morning one-liners

Forecasting the big spots on the Bills schedule. A look back at all the Dolphins news from last week. Kansas LB Ben Heeney worked out for the Patriots. The Jets make a couple of appearances on the list of the biggest trades in Buccaneers history. An early look at 2016 free agency shows Ravens CB…

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Kaepernick impresses Warner with touch passes

Cardinals fans weren’t happy when former Arizona quarterback Kurt Warner decided to start working with 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick this offseason.  Cardinals fans may be even less happy now. Via Jim Corbett of USA Today, Warner said recently that Kaepernick has been displaying better touch on his throws.  Thanks to playing touch football with some…

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Sunday morning one-liners

The Bills tried to leave themselves without much work to do in the draft. Winning more games is the next step in Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill’s development. Patriots QB Tom Brady put on his basketball shoes for a game with Michael Jordan. Todd Bowles had several mentors on his way to becoming Jets head coach.…

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Report: Roethlisberger deal has base value of $99 million

On Saturday morning, a source with direct knowledge of the Ben Roethlisberger contract told PFT that the value of the contract would not be leaked, at the specific direction of the team and the player.  So we pointed out that it could mean the deal may not be a great one for the player. And…

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Torrey Smith is comfortable with Colin Kaepernick

The 49ers added a deep threat via free agency.  They hope it helps unleash the offense. The deep threat in question, receiver Torrey Smith, thinks it will, thanks to the presence of quarterback Colin Kaepernick. “He’s a great player,” Smith said of Kaepernick, via the team’s official website.  “I’m comfortable with him.  He has a…

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Eagles give up 2016 second-rounder for Bradford, too

The trade that sent quarterback Sam Bradford from the Rams to the Eagles was surprising when news of it first emerged.  It’s now become downright confusing. The Eagles have announced the deal, which consists of Bradford for Nick Foles plus three draft picks.  The Eagles get from St. Louis a 2015 fifth-round pick, and the…

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Torrey Smith finalizes his five-year deal with the 49ers

Torrey Smith had already said his goodbyes to Baltimore. Now he can officially say hello to San Francisco. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN (and PFT has confirmed), Smith has agreed to a five-year deal with the 49ers, which will pay him around $8 million per year. This gives 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick the deep…

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Are Colin Kaepernick, Torrey Smith a good match?

From the moment the 49ers had a “mutual parting” with coach Jim Harbaugh, it was clear that the 49ers may have a problem with quarterback Colin Kaepernick.  In February, Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News astutely pointed out that Kaepernick could become this year’s Harbaugh, the subject of endless rumor and speculation about his…

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Taking a closer look at the Kaepernick trade rumor

It’s unclear how the rumor got started of the 49ers supposed willingness to trade Colin Kaepernick.  One possible explanation is this:  The 49ers are indeed trying to trade him.  The other possible explanation is that, in the imperfect chain of human communication that results in the truth being inadvertently twisted, chatter about the 49ers having until…

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