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A healthy, efficient, controversy-free campaign is the only way Colin Kaepernick stays in San Francisco past this season.

By Eric Single
May 20, 2016

All the deadlines have been passed and bluffs have been called, and Colin Kaepernick is still a 49er. In the next three and a half months, he has a new coach to win over in Chip Kelly and a backup quarterback to hold off in a competition for reps in Blaine Gabbert—and then the games finally start. A healthy, efficient, controversy-free campaign is the only way Kaepernick stays in San Francisco past this season, as the team wields another simple opt-out next off-season, but the ceiling is high within Kelly’s relentless QB-friendly offense.

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