Link to my Tuesday column about Colin Kaepernick and Anthony Davis.
Oh boy, another Colin beat down…
What did Colin do to you to deserve such scorn??? Are you trying to write like your son??
Not surprised that Kaepernick asked to be traded right after he apparently told Baalke he was ready to return. I think he’s playing with management because he resents them and felt dissed by Chip Kelly’s lukewarm comments at his first press conference. Remember it had already leaked that he wanted to go to Jets. Better that he goes so 49ers can take first of many steps to address organizational dysfunction.
Off topic. SI Vault is back.
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Jim S is correct. He is playing games like a child. If he does not get in control of his ego he is going to have a short career playing back-up.
I do believe that every now and then he will be a starter. However, when things start to get tough, he will once again blame others and loose the team with his whining. I don’t think he will ever grow up. Football wise that is. If I have to listen to him in one more press conference I will jump off the Golden Gate.
A good read. Good insight into both players. Insight that speaks volumes about each of them. Truthfully, based on what you wrote, both should jettisoned in search of players that will both fit and represent the organization. But that is up to the front office.
And that will be just as interesting more so, than his article.
Why do so many fans consider ‘Kap’ to be beyond reproach?
He’s about to get paid $11 million to run the scout team either here or in some other NFL cellar.
He came…he failed…he pouted…and he’s getting paid.
He’s scorned because he pouts…leaders don’t pout…
I don’t agree with your assessment of Davis. He has not lived up to the expectations awarded him when he was drafted, and often seemed disinterested. To me he’s a mediocre player with a hostile streak.
@Ansel Road, you might need to revisit your tape on Anthony Davis.
First thing we all must remember, he’s only 26, so last year he was 25, so the last time he played he was 24. He was a rookie at 20. The guy is extremely young and not even close to his prime as an olineman (guys who can have productive careers into their mid 30s….think Bruce Matthews.)
He was a very good and developing player, a guy who could play LT for this team once Staley retires (or is moved). I’d take him at any position on the line today over whomever is playing except center and lt.
49ers need him back. He brings instant stability to the right side and the line will be instantly upgraded and not nearly the issue it was last season…giving Gabbert time to throw haha
Kaep is a dummy and he does not want to put in the necessary work that is needed in the film room to get better. I am glad that he is leaving. I can’t get pass the time, he was playing Arizona. Torry Smith was wide open on the line of scrimmage and he does not even look at the line to notice that. Kaep will be out of football in two years, especially when his athletic skills will start to decline. He is truly a very lazy and undedicated player for his craft.
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