49ers Quarterback


Colin Kaepernick: Film breakdown and his contract

Originally posted on You Make The Calls - see the full post here. First, let's get the obvious out of the way: the 49ers have to extend starting quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Not only is he a...

Kap and the notion of 'failed completions'

There is a lot of griping about Colin Kaepernick's failure to check down in many situations. We take a look at Football Outsiders' breakdown of failed completions, and how it applies to Kap.

Harbaugh, York chime in on Kap contract talks

Jim Harbaugh and Jed York have both chimed in on Colin Kaepernick's contract situation. All sides appear to want to get something done, but the structure will be interesting to follow.

49ers hope for Kap deal by training camp, derrr

In the least stunning news since the sun rose those morning, Trent Baalke said he hopes the 49ers can get a contract extension done with Colin Kaepernick by training camp.

Harbaugh promised Smith no 7th overall QB in 2011

Jim Harbaugh spoke about Blaine Gabbert in the context of the 2011 NFL Draft. It brought out some interesting comments about Alex Smith and a promise made.

Where Kap attempted passes during the playoffs

User G-49er breaks down all the locations where Colin Kaepernick attempted passes during the 2014 NFL playoffs.

Who besides Gabbert will be behind this guy?

The San Francisco 49ers have their starting quarterback for 2014, as well as their primary backup. Might they add a developmental prospect in the draft?

Harbaugh and Chryst: QB Whisperers?

49ers QB Colt McCoy said that he learned more about the quarterback position in one year with the 49ers, than he had in the rest of his NFL career. Can Blaine Gabbert benefit?

Schefter: Blaine Gabbert to 49ers for 6th rd pick

The 49ers have reportedly acquired Jaguars QB Blaine Gabbert for a sixth round pick. We break down what it means.


Kap playoff passing charts

In my first series of posts, I've demonstrated passing charts for Colin Kaepernick and three of his favorite targets in the 2013 regular season–Anquan Boldin, Vernon Davis and Michael Crabtree....


Kap, T-Brown chatter highlights the morning

CBS Sports' Jason LaCanfora had a couple nuggets about the San Francisco 49ers today, and since I'm sure people have or will share the links, I figured I would address them. LaCanfora hits on...

Report: Kap looking at Cutler, Romo deals for comp

We're getting some reports that Colin Kaepernick is looking for a Jay Cutler, Tony Romo type contract in negotiations. We break down why it's not as simple as saying, "he wants $18 million a year."


Kaepernick-Crabtree passing charts

Fooch's Note: Don't forget to check out G-49er's passing charts for Kap with Vernon Davis and Anquan Boldin. Colin Kaepernick took over the starting job from Alex Smith who suffered concussion in...

Kap-Vernon passing charts

In my previous post I broke down Kaepernick's pass attempts with Anquan Boldin as his target. The 49ers sent sixth round draft pick to get Boldin from Baltimore Ravens and the idea behind the...

Rapoport: Kap, 49ers have begun negotiations

The 49ers have reportedly begun contract negotiations with Colin Kaepernick's representatives. We take a look at what it means for cap purposes.

Sando talks Kap contract issues

The 49ers face a big question mark at quarterback as they figure out Colin Kaepernick's contract status. ESPN's Mike Sando had a solid breakdown of some of the questions in getting a deal done, as well as some potential numbers.

One former GM rates Colin Kaepernick

How does 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick grade relative to his peers?

Breaking down the 49ers QBs salary cap impact

The 49ers currently have two quarterbacks on the roster, although only one is of real salary cap significance. We break down what the position looks like against the 49ers salary cap.

Kaepernick's Offseason

I respond to the news that Colin Kaepernick is attending an athletic facility this offseason.


Kap's WSJ interview, and what the Super Bowl means

We take a look at Colin Kaepernick's Wall Street Journal interview, and consider what the Super Bowl means for Kap's NFC title game performance.

Jaws remains enamored with Colin Kaepernick

We had a chance to chat with Ron Jaworski about 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick. Jaws remains excited about his potential.

Colin Kaepernick joins Bill Simmons on podcast

Colin Kaepernick sat down with Bill Simmons of Grantland in a very candid, lengthy interview during Super Bowl media week.


Can we stop talking about Kap's clothes?

We compare the legacy of Bill Walsh and the perception of professionalism in the NFL. We look at why it is important for Colin Kaepernick not to give into stereotypes and define himself as a leader in his own way.


The 49ers offense let down Colin Kaepernick

Raise your hand if you actually paid attention to the performance of the 49ers Offense on Sunday. Okay, now that I have those who actually understand the game, we can discuss what really went down...

Kaepernick's Footwork and Media Coverage

I respond to an article by Robert Klemko about Colin Kaepernick's footwork.

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