Colin Kaepernick news, rumors and stats

 

Colin Kaepernick

San Francisco 49ers
Quarterback

Ht: 6.3 | Wt: 230

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Week By Week

YearTmGPass CompPass AttComp PctPass YdsPass TDPass IntRushRush YdsRush TDFum Lost
2011SFO33560.0035002-200
2012SFO1313621862.3918141036341552
2013SFO1624341658.4131972189252444
Average:1272136016821045231232
Total:38263959.785046311115793796

49ers | Blaine Gabbert remains the starter

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 06:39:58 -0700

San Francisco 49ers QB Blaine Gabbert will remain the starting quarterback, in part, because he's better in practice than QB Colin Kaepernick.

Fantasy Tip: Gabbert has been atrocious as a starter for much of his career, and he warrants no fantasy value for now.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Sporting News - Alex Marvez

49ers | Colin Kaepernick could start soon

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:16:15 -0700

San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick (shoulder) may reclaim his starting job once he's back to full health, according to head coach Chip Kelly. "I don't think he's 100 percent right now, so that's why he's our No. 2," Kelly said.

Fantasy Tip: Just like he did in the preseason, Blaine Gabbert hasn't exactly done anything to run away with the job and doesn't bring nearly the same level of athleticism to the table that a fully healthy Kaepernick does. While Kaepernick probably isn't going to be the long-term answer for Kelly either, his willingness to go deep may open things up for a running game that has generated a lot of production in garbage time. He'll be a low-end QB2 at best if/when he is named the starter.

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49ers | Blaine Gabbert does enough to win

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 21:06:38 -0700

San Francisco 49ers QB Blaine Gabbert completed 22 of his 35 pass attempts for 170 yards, one touchdown and no interceptions in Week 1 against the Los Angeles Rams. He also ran nine times for 43 yards before giving way to backup QB Colin Kaepernick late in the fourth quarter of a blowout win.

Fantasy Tip: Gabbert didn't look great, and he is a low-end QB2 in most fantasy leagues for a reason. But his running numbers were a bit of an eye opener and he could be useful down the road if he continues to jell with his receivers.

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49ers | Blaine Gabbert named starter in San Fran

Sat, 03 Sep 2016 14:55:15 -0700

San Francisco 49ers QB Blaine Gabbert has been named the starting quarterback over Colin Kaepernick, head coach Chip Kelly announced Saturday, Sept. 3.

Fantasy Tip: Even if there was the competition in the beginning, Kaepernick was rarely ever healthy enough for long enough to make this result a surprise. Given Kelly's offensive tempo, Gabbert's mobility and the amount of time San Francisco figures to be trailing in games this season, the former No. 10 overall pick has a decent shot to return low-end QB2 value in fantasy this season.

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49ers | Colin Kaepernick likely will make roster

Fri, 02 Sep 2016 16:04:13 -0700

San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick likely will make the 53-man roster, according to sources. Head coach Chip Kelly has said Kaepernick is one of the top two quarterbacks on the roster.

Fantasy Tip: It appears Kaepernick will be with the 49ers this season, but he probably will start the season as the No. 2 quarterback since he has not posted great preseason numbers. He does not have much value at this point, but owners could consider adding him if he becomes the starter during the season.

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49ers | Colin Kaepernick decent in finale

Fri, 02 Sep 2016 05:29:22 -0700

San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick was 11-for-18 for 103 yards and no picks or touchdowns in the last preseason game Thursday, Sept. 1. He also rushed four times for 38 yards.

Fantasy Tip: It's anyone's guess as to what Chip Kelly decides to do at quarterback, but Kaepernick has more physical tools than Blaine Gabbert. Neither are worth having as more than a low-end QB2 in two-QB leagues.

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49ers | Colin Kaepernick to play in finale

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 10:19:16 -0700

San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick will play in the preseason finale, and QB Blaine Gabbert will sit out, according to head coach Chip Kelly.

Fantasy Tip: Gabbert appears to be the guy, but he really doesn't merit much fantasy value aside from depth. Kaepernick has more upside, but he might need a change of scenery to harness it.

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49ers | OC expects Colin Kaepernick to make team

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 17:01:21 -0700

San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator Curtis Modkins said he expects QB Colin Kaepernick to be on the roster when the regular season starts but that it is not his decision.

Fantasy Tip: It appears that Kaepernick is losing the battle for the starting quarterback job to Blaine Gabbert, but head coach Chip Kelly said Kaepernick is still an option. He probably would only be a No. 2 fantasy quarterback if he wins the job and can be avoided if he is a backup.

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49ers | Colin Kaepernick on chopping block?

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 20:53:06 -0700

San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick faces a "very big uphill battle" to make the 53-man roster, according to Jay Glazer of FOXSports.com.

Fantasy Tip: If Kaepernick is cut, Blaine Gabbert would have a little more job security. Chip Kelly has worked miracles before with quarterbacks, but Gabbert remains a speculative QB2.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: FOXSports.com - Jay Glazer

49ers | QB competition still open in San Francisco

Sat, 27 Aug 2016 16:48:52 -0700

San Francisco 49ers QB Blaine Gabbert and QB Colin Kaepernick are still competing for the starting job, according to head coach Chip Kelly.

Fantasy Tip: Gabbert has done little to win the job this preseason, while Kaepernick did more to create news with his pre-game actions last night than he did with his play. The winner is a good bet to carry QB2 value at various points during the season thanks to the volume of plays head coach Chip Kelly's offense usually generate.

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