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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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Blaine Gabbert: I’m never going to shy away from competition

49ers coach Chip Kelly reiterated on Tuesday that the competition for the starting quarterback job has no timetable and that Blaine Gabbert isn’t ahead of Colin Kaepernick at this point because Kaepernick hasn’t been medically cleared to practice yet. That seems to suit Gabbert fine. He said Tuesday that he’s “never going to shy away…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

Should the Bills be worried about their quarterback depth? The Dolphins think the defensive end position is a strength. Patriots DT Markus Kuhn grew up in Germany not knowing what football was, but he saw it on a family vacation to Florida at age 14, and a few years later earned a scholarship to North…

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Chip Kelly will take his time picking a quarterback

Chip Kelly will choose either Blaine Gabbert or Colin Kaepernick to be the 49ers’ starting quarterback. But he won’t be rushed into that decision. Kelly said today that he has no schedule for deciding who will start Week One, and he doesn’t see any reason he needs to decide during minicamp or training camp. “I…

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Who might put in a waiver claim on Mettenberger?

With the Titans moving on from quarterback Zach Mettenberger and Mettenberger’s next stop now being subject to the waiver wire, the Browns will have the first chance to claim Mettenberger if they want him. The Browns already have five quarterbacks, so they may pass. But with a 24-year old quarterback with 10 games starting experience…

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Chip Kelly: I’ve had “great interaction” with Colin Kaepernick

The 49ers and quarterback Colin Kaepernick looked like they might part ways amid persistent talk about a trade that would send Kaepernick to the Broncos, but the trigger was never pulled and Kaepernick remains on the 49ers roster. Part of the talk about the possibility of a trade was Kaepernick’s reported desire to be moved…

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Friday morning one-liners

Bills WR Kolby Listenbee hopes to show that he has more to his game than speed. Sifting through the tailbacks on the Dolphins roster. Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski is on the cover of Madden and the cover of GQ, but he’s only wearing a shirt on one of them. Bart Scott isn’t bullish on the…

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49ers exec expects a jump from Jarryd Hayne this season

After the 49ers signed Jarryd Hayne last offseason, there were several glowing reports about how the former rugby player was adapting to playing football in his first exposure to the game. Hayne wound up making the 49ers as a running back and also served as their punt returner early in the season, but struggled fielding the ball…

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