Colin Kaepernick RUMORS & NEWS

  • Kaepernick incident: Lockette called 911 when female wouldn't leave

    CBSSports.com "The Miami Police Department has shed some light on how a woman hanging out with Colin Kaepernick, Quinton Patton and Ricardo Lockette ended up in a hospital in the early morning hours of April 2. According to a police report obtained by WINZ-AM in Miami, Lockette called 911 twice after the..." April 15

  • Police: Too early to say what evidence shows in Kaepernick case

    Pro Football Talk "Miami police say it’s simply too soon to say what the evidence shows in the investigation of 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, 49ers receiver Quinton Patton and Seahawks receiver Ricardo Lockette. “We have to examine evidence and wait for some tests to come back, including toxicology..." April 12

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    Colin Kaepernick @Kaepernick7

    (1/3) The charges made in the TMZ story and other stories I’ve seen are completely wrong.  They make things up about me that never happened.

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    Miami PD adamant to our @writerkev + others they're calling Kaepernick situation a "suspicious incident," not a possible sexual assault.

  • 49ers QB Kaepernick is being investigated for a possible sexual assault

    TMZ.com "San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is being investigated for a possible sexual assault at a hotel in Miami, Florida ... law enforcement sources tell TMZ Sports. We're told the alleged incident took place at the Viceroy Hotel in Miami earlier this month. Our sources tell us ......" April 10

  • 49ers brass agree Kaepernick deserves extension

    CSN Bay Area "Quarterback Colin Kaepernick had a perfect week at the NFL owners meetings. There is no argument among 49ers CEO Jed York, general manager Trent Baalke and coach Jim Harbaugh that getting Kaepernick signed to a long-term extension is a top priority. Moreover, York and Harbaugh went so far as..." March 26

  • Niners GM wants Kaepernick deal done before camp

    NFL.com "The San Francisco 49ers are serious about getting a new deal done with Colin Kaepernick ahead of the 2014 season. General manager Trent Baalke said Tuesday at the NFL Annual Meeting in Orlando that the team hopes to lock down a new contract with the quarterback by the start of training camp in..." March 25

  • Harbaugh: High priority for 49ers to sign Kaepernick to extension

    CSN Bay Area "Coach Jim Harbaugh said it’s a “high priority” for the 49ers to lock up quarterback Colin Kaepernick to a long-term contract extension. Kaepernick, who is entering the final year of his original four-year contract, is eligible for a new contract this offseason. He is scheduled to earn $1.073..." March 24

  • Gabbert's guarantee as backup twice Kap's contract

    CSN Bay Area "The 49ers have quarterback Colin Kaepernick under contract for one more season at a bargain rate. After all, Kaepernick is scheduled to be paid $1.073 million in salary and bonuses in 2014. Meanwhile, newly acquired Blaine Gabbert is set to earn a guaranteed $2.011 million this season...." March 13

  • Kaepernick will get $20M deal whether Niners pay up now or later

    CBSSports.com "Colin Kaepernick won't be signing any contract for $18 million a season. Not for $18.5 million per year, either. The idea he would be happy to land a deal in the range of what Tony Romo or Jay Cutler is earning is a complete and total misnomer. Ain't happenin'. So I'll let you in on a little..." March 05

  • Colin Kaepernick seeking $18M annually from 49ers

    NFL.com "In less than two years as the San Francisco 49ers starting quarterback, Colin Kaepernick already has twice as many playoff wins as Jay Cutler and Tony Romo do in 16 combined seasons. It's no surprise, then, that Kaepernick wants to get paid as a franchise quarterback on par with the monster..." March 03

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #49ers and reps for QB Colin Kaepernick met last night to begin preliminary contract negotiations for the QB. They had dinner.

  • Harbaugh, Kaepernick, Boldin deals are priorities for 49ers

    Pro Football Talk "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..." February 13

  • Kaepernick explains why he runs more in playoffs

    CSN Bay Area "It was obvious after taking over as the 49ers’ starting quarterback that Colin Kaepernick turned into more a running threat in the postseason. On Thursday, he revealed what everybody had already figured: The 49ers enact a regular-season plan to limit the number of opportunities defenses have to..." January 31

  • Kaepernick thinks Peyton can pick apart Seattle’s nickel defense

    Pro Football Talk "When the Seahawks are in their nickel defense on Sunday, Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is going to find mismatches he can exploit. That’s the word from 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who told Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post that the Seahawks’ nickel defense is weak and can be beaten..." January 30

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    Bart Hubbuch @HubbuchNYP

    Colin Kaepernick on Sherman's choke sign: "Did that make you feel better about yourself? Then go ahead. Because I’m not worried about you."

  • Kaepernick: Next contract must strike a balance

    CSN Bay Area "Quarterback Colin Kaepernick wants to strike a balance with his next contract of being fairly compensated while also allowing the 49ers enough flexibility to assemble a strong roster around him. At the conclusion of his third season, Kaepernick and the 49ers are allowed for the first time this..." January 30

  • Jim Harbaugh: Colin Kaepernick 'played his ass off'

    NFL.com "Colin Kaepernick said after the NFC Championship that he cost the San Francisco 49ers a chance at the Super Bowl. Coach Jim Harbaugh disagrees. "I thought Colin played his ass off," Harbaugh said. The game was a microcosm of Kaepernick's season. He was brilliant at times, but Kaepernick and..." January 21

  • Sherman takes aim at Crabtree, Kaepernick in postgame comments

    CSN Bay Area "Richard Sherman made a statement with his deflection that sealed the victory. And then he kept talking and talking and talking. Sherman, the mouthy All-Pro cornerback, took aim at 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree in the immediate aftermath of the Seattle Seahawks’ 23-17 victory in the..." January 20

  • Kaepernick could net top-5 deal, in NFL history

    CBSSports.com "San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is on the cusp of a second straight trip to the Super Bowl, and, a win in Seattle on Sunday is almost certain to catapult the youngster into one of the five biggest contracts in NFL history. Conversations with a wide range of general managers,..." January 19

  • Joe Montana has some advice for 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick

    USA Today "Colin Kaepernick is on the brink of quarterbacking the San Francisco 49ers to a second consecutive Super Bowl appearance. But the greatest winner in the franchise's history is only so impressed. Joe Montana thinks Kaepernick comes up short as a pocket passer. "I like his mobility and that..." January 18

  • Kaepernick, impish and talented, displays maturity in leading 49ers offense

    Newark Star-Ledger "Colin Kaepernick, the quarterback attempting to lead the San Francisco 49ers back to the Super Bowl, cut the figure of a little brother, playful and carefree as his club conducted the serious business Sunday of reaching its third consecutive NFC title game. With roadrunner speed and a shotgun..." January 17

  • Kaepernick’s good postseason play has included some good fortune

    San Francisco Chronicle "In two playoff games, Colin Kaepernick has taken 49ers fans breath away … and not always in a good way. In wins over Green Bay and Carolina, Kaepernick has thrown near-pick-sixes, but the ill-advised throws were dropped by Green Bay cornerback Micah Hyde and Carolina safety Quintin..." January 15

  • Colin Kaepernick on Carolina Panthers: 'We owe them'

    NFL.com "The Carolina Panthers won in San Francisco 10-9 way back in Week 10 -- a victory that stamped the Panthers as one of the NFL's best teams. Two months later, the 49ers get another crack at them. "We owe them," quarterback Colin Kaepernick said after Sunday's wild-card win in Green..." January 06

  • Kaepernick, 49ers come up clutch in 23-20 win over Packers

    CSN Bay Area "Colin Kaepernick took the whole bare arms thing to an entirely different level. The 49ers had to burn a timeout before the first play of the second half because Kaepernick forgot to put on the wristband with the codes to the 49ers' offensive plays. That was about the only thing Kaepernick..." January 06

  • Kaepernick will have to do more for 49ers in playoffs

    San Francisco Examiner "The 49ers can no longer disguise the obvious: Quarterback Colin Kaepernick is a talented but erratic player and can’t be depended on to lead them to postseason success. On Sunday, Kaepernick had what is becoming a typical game against quality opponents, occasionally brilliant but often..." December 11

  • Kaepernick on the run: 49ers follow same script

    CSN Bay Area "The 49ers have pulled back the reins on quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s running this season. That is certainly the perception. But have they? In reality, Kaepernick’s numbers are not much different than what they were a year ago during the regular season. In seven games as the starter last..." December 05

  • 49ers, Kaepernick rebound in 27-6 win at Washington

    San Jose Mercury News "It wasn't just a hard-hitting defense that emphatically broke the 49ers' two-game losing streak Monday night. Colin Kaepernick and the passing game awoke from their slumber, and Kaepernick's three touchdown passes helped secure a 27-6 win over host Washington. The 49ers (7-4) saw their defense..." November 26

  • Jim Harbaugh: I’m puzzled by criticism of Colin Kaepernick

    Pro Football Talk "By just about any metric, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is not playing as well this year as he did last year. But don’t tell that to coach Jim Harbaugh. When a reporter asked about Kaepernick’s struggles in his second season as San Francisco’s starter, Harbaugh said he didn’t accept the..." November 22

  • 49ers Kaepernick fined for facemask penalty

    CSN Bay Area "The NFL handed out fines this week for and against 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. The league slapped 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick with a $7,875 fine for grabbing the facemask of pursuing Carolina Panthers pass rusher A.J. Klein on Sunday. Carolina safety Quintin Mikell was also..." November 16

  • 49ers injury report: Kap's foot a non-factor

    CSN Bay Area "Quarterback Colin Kaepernick listed as “probable” on the official 49ers injury report Friday with a foot injury has no limitations coach Jim Harbaugh said. When asked if the Kaepernick’s condition has forced the 49ers to adjust plans for practice or games Harbaugh answered. “No it hasn’t. He’s..." October 12

  • 49ers silent about Kaepernick's appearance on injury report

    CSN Bay Area "Quarterback Colin Kaepernick has not missed any practice time but he is back on the 49ers’ injury report this week with an undisclosed foot injury. Kaepernick has taken part in full practices and is expected to play without any limitations Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals. However 49ers..." October 10

  • Niners' Harbaugh glad Kap uses negative energy as fuel

    NFL.com "Much was made this week about Colin Kaepernick "favoriting" hate-filled messages from Twitter users. San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh was more philosophical Friday about his young starting quarterback embracing the hate. "Energy is energy" he told reporters. "And there's positive..." September 28

  • Colin Kaepernick favoriting hateful tweets from 49ers fans

    CBSSports.com "In Week 1 Colin Kaepernick set the world on fire with his passing against the Packers throwing for 421 yards (13 times to Anquan Boldin!) and basically convincing everyone he's the greatest quarterback in NFL history. The last two weeks? Yeah not so much. Kap's struggled mightily which is what..." September 24

  • 49ers' Colin Kaepernick told not to run in preseason

    NFL.com "The San Francisco 49ers will unleash quarterback Colin Kaepernick against the Green Bay Packers after keeping him tied down during the preseason. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported on NFL Network's "Game Day Morning" that Kaepernick was "banned" from running the ball in his 40 preseason..." September 08

  • Vernon Davis has been building a strong relationship with Kaepernick during camp.

    CSN Bay Area "The 49ers' training camp can be defined by one variation of a play that developed repeatedly. Vernon Davis lining up exclusively at tight end utilized his straight-line speed to blow past a linebacker in the middle of the field. Then quarterback Colin Kaepernick with laser-like precision beamed..." August 19

  • Colin Kaepernick and Vernon Davis – unstoppable in practice

    San Francisco Chronicle "The Colin Kaepernick-Vernon Davis connection continues to dazzle. They hooked up on a pretty 40-yard touchdown pass down the middle. Kaepernick who is sometimes criticized for his lack of touch dropped a beautiful pass into Davis between Carlos Rogers and Craig Dahl on another play. Rookie Vance..." August 13

  • Kaepernick to play "one or two" series; says McCoy has competition

    Sacramento Bee "Jim Harbaugh today said he expected Colin Kaepernick would play a series or two in Thursday's exhibition season opener before giving way to the No. 2 quarterback? Who's the No. 2 quarterback? In early June the 49ers coach said Colt McCoy was comfortably in that spot. "He has been in that role..." August 07

  • Raiders' Woodson: Kaepernick right about Packers' playoff confusion

    CBSSports.com "Looks like Colin Kaepernick was right. The Green Bay Packers did end last season dazed and confused. Former Packers' defensive back Charles Woodson on Monday confirmed what Kaepernick told TheMMQB.com last week -- that Green Bay's defense was so rattled during last season's playoff loss players..." July 30

  • Colin Kaepernick, Manti T'eo have top jersey sales

    CBSSports.com "For all the derision and snark directed at former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o when he was drafted in the second round by the Chargers, here's something interesting: people are most definitely buying his No. 50 jersey. As ESPN reports, the Te'o jersey is the top seller among all NFL rookies..." July 20

  • 49ers Colin Kaepernick responds to Miami Dolphins hat flak

    NFL.com "Colin Kaepernick created a buzz in social media circles when a photo surfaced of the quarterback donning a Miami Dolphins hat at a Fourth of July party. Kaepernick owns more than 400 pairs of shoes as well as an impressive collection of baseball caps from numerous sports teams. The Dolphins hat..." July 06

  • Frank Gore thinks Colin Kaepernick can get “a lot better”

    Pro Football Talk "Colin Kaepernick was plenty good in his first 10 games as the 49ers’ starting quarterback, but at least one of his teammates thinks we’ve only seen the beginning of what Kaepernick can do. San Francisco running back Frank Gore said on ESPN that he believes Kaepernick’s work ethic makes it a..." July 02

  • Kaepernick hits 87 mph on first pitch

    ESPN.com "Colin Kaepernick had some practice throwing a ball Friday night -- a baseball, that is. The San Francisco 49ers' quarterback threw out the first pitch at Friday's San Francisco Giants game against the Marlins. Kaepernick, selected by the Cubs in the 43rd round of the 2009 MLB first-year..." June 22

  • Davis touts his bond with Kaepernick

    CSN Bay Area "On the field, Vernon Davis' rapport with quarterback Colin Kaepernick blew hot and cold. In their first full game together, Davis caught six passes for 83 yards and a touchdown against the Chicago Bears. In the last two games -- the NFC championship and Super Bowl -- Davis caught 11 passes for..." May 30

  • Vick says bring it on, challenges RG3, Kaepernick to 40-yard dash

    NFL.com "Michael Vick is on the wrong side of 30 in a league flooded with young, lightning-quick signal-callers, but the Philadelphia Eagles veteran still believes he's the fastest quarterback around. In a Friday morning chat with "The Dan Patrick Show," Vick claimed he could whip Robert Griffin III,..." May 24

  • Kaepernick: First half, not final plays, were the problem in Super Bowl

    CSN Bay Area "Quarterback Colin Kaepernick demonstrated his speed after the 49ers' Super Bowl loss when he got a head start on his preparations for the 2013 season. Kaepernick began training almost immediately after the final game. He spent seven weeks in Atlanta at CES Performance. He worked out with track..." April 17

  • Crabtree: Kaepernick 'trusted me more'

    CSN Bay Area "Even with quarterback Alex Smith now a member of the Kansas City Chiefs, 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree was careful to steer clear of any controversy. When asked Tuesday on the NFL Network why he clicked so well with quarterback Colin Kaepernick, Crabtree answered, "I think he trusted me..." March 27

  • Harbaugh warns Kaepernick about becoming too big, too strong

    CSN Bay Area "Quarterback Colin Kaepernick did not take much of a break after the 49ers' Super Bowl loss before getting back to work for the 2013 season. Almost immediately after the conclusion of the season, Kaepernick reported to CES Performance in Atlanta to begin his offseason workout regimen. There, he..." March 22

  • Boldin eager to connect with Kaepernick

    San Francisco Chronicle "A top priority for Anquan Boldin: Connecting with his quarterback. Not long after returning from a three-day Oxfam relief mission trip to Senegal last week, the 49ers‘ new wide receiver reached out to his new quarterback, Colin Kaepernick. “I got in touch with him just to see what he was..." March 21

  • Seeking Kaepernick’s backup; is it Tolzien?

    San Francisco Chronicle "The 49ers ended the 2012 season with the NFL’s best backup quarterback. Now, with super sub Alex Smith destined for Kansas City, they will enter free agency next month with one quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, who has thrown an NFL pass. San Francisco’s backup quarterback, at the moment, is..." February 28