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Expect Kaepernick trade talks to heat up with Brock Osweiler headed to Texans

Mar 9, 2016 at 12:17 PM--


Brock Osweiler is headed to the Houston Texans on a 4-year, $72 million deal and the Denver Broncos may be left scrambling for a replacement. Earlier today, Ian Rapoport reported that Denver's backup plan is likely to be San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick.



The Broncos were one of three rumored teams interested in trading for Kaepernick last season. Kaepernick's agents requested permission to seek a trade back in February. He has reportedly been unhappy in San Francisco and possibly lost trust with team management.

In November, Kaepernick was benched for QB Blaine Gabbert. He was then placed on injured reserve when a shoulder injury came into light. Kaepernick is recovering from multiple surgeries. While none are expected to be long-term issues, he has had surgeries on his left shoulder, thumb, and knee since being placed on injured reserve. He is recovering from his surgeries at the Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado.

Broncos general manager John Elway and Baalke have forged a friendship. Last season, the 49ers were able to trade away TE Vernon Davis to Denver for a low round draft selection. Davis is scheduled to become a free agent at 1 PM (PT) today.





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By David Bonilla
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By Site Staff
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Kyle Shanahan talks 49ers-Dolphins, Jimmy Garoppolo, Ahkello Witherspoon, run game, lack of execution

By Site Staff
Oct 12, 2020

San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan spoke with reporters on Monday, the day after the team's 43-17 loss to the Miami Dolphins. Here is everything he had to say. Transcript provided by the San Francisco 49ers Communications staff. Opening comments: "All right guys, injuries. [LB] Kwon Alexander, didn't have it last night, but he has a possible high ankle sprain. We don't know the severity of it yet. We'll find out more on that by Wednesday. [DL] D.J. Jones, eye. I expect him back at practice Wednesday. Go ahead." This question comes in light of a couple of the decisions as far as who to start and who not to start yesterday. I realize players often side or err on the side of wanting to play, but

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