John Lynch: 49ers will be up-front with Kaepernick

Feb 21, 2017 at 11:00 AM--


The only promises new 49ers general manager John Lynch made quarterback Colin Kaepernick for this offseason are open communication and honesty.Kaepernick has spent all six of his NFL seasons with the 49ers after being a second-round draft pick in 2011. He has started 58 of the 49ers past 71 regular-season games.Kaepernick has the contractual ability to opt out of his contract in March. If he does not, it seems likely the 49ers would release him even if they want him back to avoid being on the hook for his scheduled $14.9 million pay for the 2017 season.
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