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Colin Kaepernick “not too concerned” about tired arm

49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was out of practice on Friday for the second straight day while he deals with a fatigued arm, but said that he isn’t worried about the issue lingering too long. Kaepernick had three surgeries this offseason, but none were on his right shoulder which he called “kind of the funny part”…

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Chip Kelly: Kaepernick has “arm fatigue,” will be limited today

At the moment, the 49ers quarterback competition could be a bit of a moot point. According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, Colin Kaepernick’s “planned rest day” yesterday was for a reason. Coach Chip Kelly said that Kaepernick was dealing with “arm fatigue,” and will be limited in today’s joint practice with the Texans. That also…

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Colin Kaepernick gets a rest day, watches Blaine Gabbert work with ones

Colin Kaepernick might be listed as a co-starter for the 49ers, but Blaine Gabbert was the only one taking first-team reps yesterday. According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, Kaepernick didn’t practice with what coach Chip Kelly termed a “planned rest day.” Kaepernick was out on the field but didn’t throw, taking the “mental reps” and watching…

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Blaine Gabbert, Colin Kaepernick listed as co-starters on 49ers depth chart

The San Francisco 49ers indecision over their starting quarterback has been reflected in their depth chart released ahead of the preseason opener on Sunday against the Houston Texans. Via Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, the 49ers unofficial depth chart released Tuesday night lists Blaine Gabbert and Colin Kaepernick as co-starters. Offensive coordinator Curtis Modkins said the…

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49ers haven’t decided on their Week One preseason starting quarterback

Before the 49ers can pick a starting quarterback for Week One of the regular season, they need to pick a starting quarterback for Week One of the preseason. With five days to go until their preseason opener against the Texans, they haven’t picked a starter yet for that game. “We haven’t really talked about it…

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49ers quarterback competition “just getting started”

The two candidates have stark differences, in style, pedigree, career accomplishments, recent performances, and offseason desire to play for the 49ers. But Blaine Gabbert, a failed first-round pick who has positioned himself to become the starter, and Colin Kaepernick, a second-rounder-turned-Super-Bowl-starter-turned-one-of-the-best-ever-turned-disappointment-turned-trade-bait, are in a legitimate and genuine quarterback competition. Via Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, offensive coordinator…

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Chip Kelly: Preseason games crucial to picking quarterback

The 49ers held their longest practice of training camp on Tuesday and they wore pads for the first time this summer, although the changes didn’t extend to the quarterback position. It was another day with reps split down the middle for Blaine Gabbert and Colin Kaepernick, both of whom have done a “really nice job”…

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Chip Kelly says no reunion with Nick Foles coming

In Chip Kelly’s first year as the Eagles’ head coach, the team won the NFC East with a lot of help from quarterback Nick Foles. Foles threw 27 touchdown passes and two interceptions on the way to a 10-6 record in what represented a high water mark for both men in Philadelphia. The Eagles didn’t…

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49ers splitting reps equally between Gabbert, Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick was medically cleared before the start of training camp, leaving him free to fully join a quarterback competition with Blaine Gabbert for the first time since having several offseason surgeries. The 49ers are holding their first practice of camp on Sunday and coach Chip Kelly said that the competition will get underway with…

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Two years ago, Jaworski saw clear gap between Nick Foles and Russell Wilson

Three years ago, ESPN’s Ron Jaworski cooked up one of the hottest takes of all time, taking the position that quarterback Colin Kaepernick could be one of the best quarterbacks of all time. Jaworski’s opinion somehow became news for his employer, feeding the four-letter network’s engine for several days in August 2013. A year later,…

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No Nick Foles for Broncos, Bills reportedly not interested

Broncos General Manager John Elway called the team’s starting quarterback competition wide open on Wednesday, but it isn’t so wide open that they are looking to add other players to the mix. Coach Gary Kubiak was asked during an interview on 104.3 The Fan if the team had any interest in bringing Nick Foles into…

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Colin Kaepernick cleared by doctors following shoulder surgery

Now that “heck of a competition” at quarterback can truly begin. According to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been fully cleared to participate in practice after offseason shoulder surgery. Kaepernick flew to Vail, Colo., yesterday to meet with Dr. Peter Millett, who performed the surgery. There, he went through…

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Alex Boone predicts Blaine Gabbert will start over Colin Kaepernick

As the 2016 regular season approaches, a move that would have seemed highly irregular a year ago now seems inevitable. When the 49ers open things up in Week One against the Rams, the quarterback will be Blaine Gabbert not Colin Kaepernick. A guy who spent six seasons with the 49ers, including a 2015 campaign that…

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Gabbert seen as better fit than Kaepernick in Kelly’s offense

The Blaine Gabbert–Colin Kaepernick quarterback competition has an early leader, and it’s the guy who was once viewed as a draft bust, not the guy who was once viewed as a future superstar. That’s the word from ESPN, which reports that Gabbert has picked up new coach Chip Kelly’s offense, is seen inside the organization…

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Michael Vick still hoping to play, if a contender calls him

Michael Vick is still trying to hustle up a job. But not just any job. Appearing at a celebrity golf tournament in Charlotte, Vick said he still hoped to play this season, but wasn’t interested in joining a bad team. “I’m going to continue to stay optimistic about my 2016 season and try to enjoy it,”…

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