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Kaepernick vs. Manziel & NFL combine’s fastest

By TED SILLANPAA This is an interesting look at 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick running his 40-yard dash at the 2011 NFL Scouting Combine — with the Combine 40s of Cam Newton, Andrew Luck and Johnny Manziel added to create a computerized race (sort of) between the four fastest quarterbacks in the history of the scouting showcase. The Race We’d Love to See We can take anything we like, or nothing at all, from the four fastest 40s run by quarterbacks… Read More »

49ers Kaepernick Might Be One of a Kind

By TED SILLANPAA 49ers’ quarterback Colin Kaepernick is getting national media attention for kissing his own biceps after he scores a touchdown, but he should be getting it for being an other-worldly quarterback prospect. It seems silly to consider him a prospect after his record-setting playoff performance against the Packers, but he is still a work in progress … an amazing work in progress. Kaepernick is making it clear that even the most prominent, knowledgable NFL analysts don’t know what… Read More »