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Columnist rips Kaepernick as “arrogant, rude”

It’s now open season on 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. The news yesterday that Kaepernick has been benched in favor of Blaine Gabbert was met by at least one member of the Bay Area media deciding to kick Kaepernick while he’s down. “Kaepernick one of the most arrogant, rude athletes I ever covered in 35 years,”…

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PFT Live: Who are likely buyers, sellers at trade deadline?

Mike Florio answers fans calls and tweets and gives his take on which teams will be buyers and sellers at the trade deadline, if the Jets should trade for Colin Kaepernick and more.

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PFT Live: Lavonte David, Marcus Sherels

The Buccaneers and Vikings were winners in Week Eight and we’ll have players from both teams on Tuesday’s PFT Live to talk about the victories. Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David had five tackles in Tampa’s overtime win over the Falcons and he’ll join Mike Florio to discuss how the team bounced back from blowing a big lead…

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Timing of Kaepernick benching is curious

The headline is that the 49ers have benched quarterback Colin Kaepernick. The real story is the timing of the move. With eight games already played, the 49ers are one game away from their bye. So why not let Kaepernick try his luck against a slumping Falcons team and then make a decision during the off…

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Report: 49ers have benched Colin Kaepernick for Blaine Gabbert

This is how bad things have gotten in San Francisco for Colin Kaepernick. The 49ers have decided Blaine Gabbert is a better option right now. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Kaepernick has been informed he’s been benched. The move was first reported by It seemed like this was coming when 49ers…

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Broncos acquire Vernon Davis in trade

On Sunday, tight end Vernon Davis said that a trade sending him away from the 49ers was a possibility. It has reportedly become a reality on Monday. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Davis has been traded to the Broncos. The Broncos will send sixth-round picks in 2016 and 2017 to the 49ers, who will…

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49ers coach says he’s “evaluating everyone,” including Colin Kaepernick

Jim Tomsula has insisted in the past that Colin Kaepernick was his quarterback. Today, he stopped well short of that. According to Matt Maiocco of, the 49ers coach was asked about Kaepernick’s status today, and responded by saying: “We’re evaluating everyone.” Considering the backup plan is Blaine Gabbert, that should be all the indication anyone needs…

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Vernon Davis says “I don’t recall” heated exchange with Joe Staley

In the wake of a report that 49ers tight end Vernon Davis had a heated exchange with left tackle Joe Staley at a team meeting earlier this season, Davis had a curious response on Thursday. “I don’t recall that,” Davis said, via Matt Maiocco of “I don’t know where that’s coming from. It’s funny…

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Report: Vernon Davis, Joe Staley squared off over Kaepernick

Earlier this week, Matt Maiocco of reported that a players-only meeting took a negative turn over criticism of quarterback Colin Kaepernick. We now know who the key players in that players-only meeting were. Maiocco confirms that tight end Vernon Davis called out Kaepernick and tackle Joe Staley took up for his quarterback. Per Maiocco,…

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PFT’s Week Eight picks

Seven weeks in, it’s a dead heat. By trusting the Giants to beat the Cowboys, MDS finally closed the one-game gap, giving us an identical record in the picks contest through seven weeks. This week, we disagree on two of the 14 games. And they’re two of the better games of Sunday. Scroll down for…

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Thursday morning one-liners

The Bills WRs have plenty of catching up to do. Dolphins CB Brice McCain is listed as questionable for the Patriots game. Patriots WR Julian Edelman did everything but stalk Tom Brady early in his career. Former Jets P Steve Weatherford thanked the team for a “fun experience.” The Ravens are still hoping WR Breshad Permian…

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Kaepernick: I have a great relationship with my teammates

The 49ers season is unfolding as many expected after the team said goodbye to coach Jim Harbaugh and watched many key players from recent teams follow him out the door, leading to criticism of many of those still with the team including quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reported over the weekend that…

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Michael Bennett named NFC Defensive Player of the Week

After recording a career-best 3.5 sacks in last Thursday’s win over the 49ers, Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett has been named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week. The Seahawks sacked Colin Kaepernick six times in the game and held the 49ers to 142 total yards. Bennett is up to 6.5 sacks on the season.…

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ProFootballTalk: Is Colin Kaepernick’s time in San Francisco running out?

Jim Tomsula disputed the reports that Colin Kaepernick was isolated within the 49ers locker room, but the PFT crew is not convinced and even thinks that a trade may be an order to a team in need.

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PFT’s Week Eight power rankings

1. Patriots (6-0; last week No. 1): The Patriots may wish they’d gotten on Thursday night the Joe Philbin Dolphins, not the Dan Campbell Dolphins. 2. Bengals (6-0; No. 2): Beating Pittsburgh in the regular season could be the key to avoiding a loss to them in January. 3. Packers (6-0; No. 3): Sunday’s trip to…

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