By Aaron Cross, 49ers Correspondent, Tue, Aug 19th 7:06pm EDT
It's been reported that Colin's foot injury was much more serious last year than it was believed to be. Maiocco reports that Kaepernick didn't require any surgery for the foot and that doctors only asked him to rest it during the offseason, and now Kaepernick is stating that it will be a non-factor this season. (Source: Matt Maiocco on Twitter
Fantasy Impact: This is great news and could possibly explain some of the ups and downs for Kaepernick last year, despite the fact that he still had a very solid year as a fantasy QB. If nothing, the injury likely at least slowed him down which had to have an effect on his sacks and rushing totals.
By Clinton Ho, 49ers Correspondent, Mon, Jul 28th 1:36am EDT
Kaepernick gave an extensive look today at his throwing ability. He looked particularly sharp early in camp today as he completed eight of his first nine passes in 11-on-11 drills. It didn't end as well as it started though as he finished by missing on five of his final seven passes, with a mixture of accuracy issues, balls hitting off receiversâ€™ hands and solid defensive plays. (Source: Mercury News
Fantasy Impact: We all know what Kaepernick can do with his legs, but the bigger question is can he be equally dangerous in the pocket? If he can improve that part of his game, Kaepernick has a shot to be a top 5 fantasy QB with a plethora of legitimate receiving options in Michael Crabtree, Anquan Boldin, Vernon Davis, Steve Johnson and Brandon Lloyd.
NFL.com | Aug 20th
Colin Kaepernick revealed this week that he played through a chipped bone and ruptured capsule in his foot last season. Is that why the 49ers offense struggled for a two-month stretch in 2013?
ProFootballTalk | Aug 20th
For much of last season, Colin Kaepernick’s foot put him on the 49ers’ injury report. But Kaepernick always played through it, and he said at the time that it wasn’t a big deal, joking that it was just a hangnail. Now Kaepernick says it was much more serious than that. In fact, Kaepernick told the…
Breaking Football | Jul 28th
I’m betting big on San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick this season. That might sound crazy since he’s still in Jim Harbaugh’s run-heavy offense, but allow me 600 or so words to persuade you: 1. He has the best receiving corp he’s ever had. With Anquan Boldin, Vernon Davis, new addition Stevie Johnson, and most importantly, a healthy Michael Crabtree, the 4...