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49ers should wait to pay Kaepernick

Over the weekend, a report emerged that 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick wants $18 million per year.  Some have thereafter suggested that he wants $20 million per year. If that’s true, our advice (money-back guarantee) for the 49ers is simple:  Wait a year.  For several reasons. First, Kaepernick currently has no leverage.  (He’d have even less…

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Kaepernick’s mom takes issue with columnist’s criticism

Colin Kaepernick seems to get an inordinate number of idiotic columns written about him. And his parents have taken notice. In 2012, Kaepernick’s parents were offended by a moronic column from David Whitley of Sporting News, who ripped Kaepernick for daring to have tattoos on his arms. Now we have a ridiculous column from Lowell…

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ProFootballTalk: Show him the money?

Erik Kuselias and Mike Florio discuss Colin Kaepernick reportedly wanting $18M per year and how the 49ers will handle negotiations in that regard.

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Report: Boldin, 49ers agreement expected in next 24 hours

The uncertain future of coach Jim Harbaugh has been the biggest storyline around the 49ers of late, but there may be a happier announcement coming down the pike shortly. Ed Werder of ESPN reports that an announcement of a new contract for wide receiver Anquan Boldin is expected within the next 24 hours. The two…

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Report: Kaepernick looking for $18 million per year

As it turns out, coach Jim Harbaugh is a bargain in comparison to quarterback Colin Kaepernick. At a time when it’s believed that Harbaugh hopes to increase his annual salary from $5 million to $6.5 million in 2014, Kaepernick hopes to end in a much higher spot.  While starting in a much lower one. Due…

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Monday morning one-liners

WR T.J. Graham is one of several Bills heading back to school this offseason. Seven things to know about Dolphins LB Philip Wheeler. The Patriots hope WR Aaron Dobson is healthier in the future. Missouri DE Kony Ealy has gotten advice from former college teammate and current Jets DE Sheldon Richardson. Former Ravens C Matt…

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Logan Thomas threw 60 mph at the Combine

When Colin Kaepernick was a relatively unknown prospect coming out of Nevada, he raised some eyebrows at the Combine by throwing a football at 59 mph during on-field drills. That was the fastest of any quarterback that year and believed to be the fastest since the Combine started using a radar gun to track quarterbacks.…

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Report: Jim Harbaugh’s “act has worn thin” in the 49ers locker room

At this rate, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh’s infamous “who’s got it better than us?” victory cry eventually may become a “who hasn’t got it better than us?” lament. With most of the last nine days devoted to a dissection of the dysfunction between Harbaugh and 49ers G.M. Trent Baalke, Ann Killion of the San Francisco…

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NFL to consider more protections for option quarterbacks

Before Week One of the 2013 regular season, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh successfully applied the Jedi Mind Trick to the Packers, complaining publicly about hits applied to running quarterbacks after handing the ball off on a read-option play — and then dialing up pass after pass from Colin Kaepernick as part of a 412-yard day.…

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Trio of stars make Lions the NFL’s most top-heavy team

Having good players can be a real pain, at least in terms of the salary cap. When the Panthers used the franchise tag on Greg Hardy Friday, they committed 21 percent of their entire cap allotment for 2014 on a pair of defensive ends. But no team is more top-heavy in terms of the cap…

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Sunday morning one-liners

Mock drafts haven’t found much consensus when it comes to the Bills. Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald looks at the troubling state of Dolphins G Richie Incognito. Is Duron Harmon ready to take over at safety for the Patriots? The Jets roster could look very different in a couple of weeks. Boosting the running…

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Boldin, Niners haven’t started talking yet

A report recently emerged that the 49ers and receiver Anquan Boldin have commenced negotiations on a new contract.  And while we’re reluctant to contradict one of our CSN colleagues, a source with knowledge of the situation tells PFT that no talks have happened yet between the team and the wideout who arrived last year from…

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Kaepernick: Players don’t care if teammates are straight or gay

Add 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick to the list of players who say they’d be fine with Michael Sam, the openly gay former Missouri defensive end, in their locker rooms. Kaepernick said in an interview with Michele Steele on ESPN that no one in the 49ers’ locker room would have an issue with Sam. “I think…

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Report: 49ers, Boldin negotiating a new deal

That long list of potential free-agent receivers may eventually have at least one less name on it. Matt Maiocco of reports that the 49ers are negotiating with receiver Anquan Boldin regarding the possible extension of a contract due to expire on March 11. Boldin, 33, arrived last year in an unexpected trade with the…

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Harbaugh, Kaepernick, Boldin deals are priorities for 49ers

As the San Francisco 49ers try to get back to the Super Bowl and win it, they’ve got some offseason business to deal with. Their priority list contains at least three names:  Jim Harbaugh, Colin Kaepernick, and Anquan Boldin. Per a league source, the plans will come into better focus after next week’s Scouting Combine. …

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