5:03 PM EST, Thu December 08, 2016
San Francisco Chronicle

Report: 49ers’ Kaepernick will become free agent after 2016 season

Niners quarterback Colin Kaepernick will trigger the clause in his renegotiated contract that will allow him to become an unrestricted free agent after the season, the NFL Network reported. In October, before he made his first start of the season, Kaepernick waived the injury guarantees in his deal in return for shortening his contract. Kaepernick is the midst of a four-game streak in which he’s thrown for 1,110 yards and eight touchdowns, which are the best four-game totals of his career. On Tuesday, he was asked if he’d like to continue his partnership with offensive-minded head...

Colin Kaepernick Defends His Comments About Fidel Castro

Colin Kaepernick defended his comments about Fidel Castro to reporters on Sunday. NESN.com's Rachel Holt takes a look at what he had to say. For more, visit NESN.com/nfl/

Inside the 49ers | Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Chip Kelly on Colin Kaepernick’s weight: “Whatever you want him at, I’ll tell him that’s what he can be.”

This is the transcript of Chip Kelly’s Monday conference call from Orlando. Q: Do you have any update on Shayne Skov’s injury? KELLY: No, we don’t. I know he’s gone to get an MRI. He’s not back yet. Q: OK. KELLY: Or, I think he may be back, but we don’t have the information back […]

San Francisco Chronicle

49ers: Game grades vs. Patriots

QB Colin Kaepernick had, to borrow a phrase from head coach Chip Kelly, an “up-and-down” performance: The QB started 10-for-12 before throwing eight consecutive incompletions. RB Carlos Hyde (110 total yards) was a bright spot, although one wonders if his next injury is imminent, given his violent style. For a 30-minute stretch, it held the Patriots scoreless on five straight drives and Tom Brady looked altogether ordinary 8-for-15, The Patriots’ first TD drive, a 27-yarder, was set up by a 30-yard punt return. New England started another drive at its 40 after Rod Streater was...

Week 11 Fantasy Waiver Wire: Rishard Matthews Is A Must-Add

NESN.com's Sam Galanis explains why San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Ladarius Green and Tennessee Titans wide receiver Rishard Matthews are must-adds in your fantasy leagues for Week 11. For more: http://nesn