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Colin Kaepernick, 49ers
thrash Packers 45-31

USA Today, by Gary Mihoces

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 1/13/2013 10:10:10 AM

SAN FRANCISCO – Colin Kaepernick typically is a low-key, keep-it-short guy with the media. Even he had to cut loose a few superlatives after what he did Saturday night in his playoff debut to put the San Francisco 49ers within one win of the Super Bowl trip that eluded them a year ago. "It´s been amazing. I couldn´t ask for anything more," the new age quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers said after his mix of record-breaking running, resilience after early setbacks and big-armed passing gave the 49ers a 45-31 victory over the Green Bay Packers

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: rubberneck, 1/13/2013 10:34:54 AM     (No. 9113981)

When Kaepernick was QBing at Nevada-Reno, he certainly caused fits for my beloved Boise State Broncos. He´s got the whole package, and I expect he´ll be around the NFL for a long, long time... if he can stay healthy, of course.

(Personally I could do without the tattoos.)

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Feebie, 1/13/2013 10:57:27 AM     (No. 9114026)

Go Niners. What a pleasure this guy is to watch!!!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 1/13/2013 11:04:30 AM     (No. 9114045)

49ers will be rooting for the Falcons this morning.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: JAN, 1/13/2013 11:07:09 AM     (No. 9114050)

The ´read option´ wasn´t good enough for the Jets. Tebow´s strength was the ´read option´.

Kaepernick was a thrill to watch. After the heart stopping game between Manning and the Ravens, it was a real pleasure to watch Kaepernick dismantle the Packers.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: WIBadger, 1/13/2013 12:13:45 PM     (No. 9114192)

#4 bite your tongue !....

As a cheesehead it was painful to watch my beloved Pack get their butts handed to them. Nonetheless, I didn´t really expect they would beat the 49ers who are talented, deep & balanced. Congrats to them !

I don´t understand the surprise about Kapernick. He´s played very well all year. We here in flyover country knew he was good. Media idiots and all that apparently.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: lakerman1, 1/13/2013 12:22:46 PM     (No. 9114216)

Yestrday´s scores reminded me of the old AFL, where every game seemed to have a total of 60 or 70 points scored...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Balogreene, 1/13/2013 12:39:59 PM     (No. 9114245)

I too am a Pack fan. This year I´ve been surprised by the 49er and the Seahawks. Both have played well during the playoffs and I wish them well. I also find the high scoring games exciting to watch, so yesterday was fun, despite our loss.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 1/13/2013 1:24:40 PM     (No. 9114337)

I don´t have a favorite in the playoffs since the Steelers crashed and burned.

Alot of fun football yesterday.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: shamrock, 1/13/2013 1:43:08 PM     (No. 9114365)

Dittos #5, love my Pack but the Whiners look good. And a dear friend who is niner fan wants the seaweeds, not Atlanta. They would play in SF and the niners are hard to beat there.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Hammock, 1/13/2013 2:19:16 PM     (No. 9114412)

Kap is the real deal. I admit his arms look like my middle school notebook but at least the tattoos appear to be religious or spiritual quotes.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/13/2013 2:56:03 PM     (No. 9114468)

Sure wish the Pack had shown up yesterday.
With no hockey, it´s going to be a long, cold winter. *sigh*

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Joycie, 1/13/2013 3:11:02 PM     (No. 9114484)

#12. The hockey lockout has been settled. The first game is next Saturday.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: franq, 1/13/2013 3:49:03 PM     (No. 9114513)

Was rooting for GB, but they lost it themselves. Have never seen a rookie QB with such a confident look in his eyes as Kaepernick.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Japanorama, 1/13/2013 4:03:26 PM     (No. 9114536)

Amazing player. However, one well-placed hit by a linebacker could end his career.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Japanorama, 1/13/2013 4:05:19 PM     (No. 9114538)

Go, Packers!

Sincerely,
Tom Servo and Crow T Robot

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Caljeepgirl, 1/13/2013 4:18:43 PM     (No. 9114554)

As a CAL alum, I´ve loved Aaron Rodgers ever since he set foot in Berkeley! Made a Packers fan out of me (always hated the 49ers....old Raiders fan here). But then our beloved CAL Bears had to play Nevada-Reno, and I discovered Kaepernick....wow, it was love at first sight....another Aaron Rodgers in the making, I thought. Well, little did I know!! (or maybe I did) Watching the game last night was kinda´ bittersweet, to say the least....

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Reply 17 - Posted by: mominNoCA, 1/13/2013 6:53:05 PM     (No. 9114719)

I´m so glad the Niners are relying on Kaepernick now. Alex Smith´s performance was always inconsistent; just when you thought he hit his stride, he´d choke.

Kaepernick could be the next Steve Young or Joe Montana. I´m glad he´s the Niners´ go-to-guy. I look forward to seeing him play his first Super Bowl!

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