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10/20/16 - QB Colin Kaepernick will make his first home start of the season Sunday against Tampa Bay. Kaepernick led a 33-14 win over the Buccaneers in their last head-to-head on Dec. 15, 2013, completing 19 of his 29 passes for 203 yards and two touchdowns.
10/18/16 - QB Colin Kaepernick made his first start of the season in Sunday's loss at Buffalo. He threw a 53-yard touchdown pass to WR Torrey Smith and rushed for a team-best 66 yards, but he completed only 13 of 29 for 187 yards. Most of his production came in the first half, when he compiled a 144.1 quarterback rating, the fourth highest of any half in his career.
10/16/16 - QB Colin Kaepernick was 13 of 29 for 187 yards and a touchdown in his first start since Nov. 1, though the 49ers lost their fifth straight.
He led the 49ers with 66 rushing yards on eight carries and didn't turn the ball over.
"I thought he was OK," coach Chip Kelly said. "There are some positives that you can really build on with him that he did. I thought he extended some drives, keeping plays alive with his legs. He did a good job, so it was a pretty good situation in terms of him running the football."
10/13/16 - QB Colin Kaepernick, newly restored as the 49ers' starter, has a newly restructured contract, too. He can opt out after this season.
Kaepernick, who is making $11.9 million this year, will now carry a player option of $16.5 million for 2017, ESPN.com reported Wednesday. He will have the opportunity to become a free agent after this season, deciding whether to forgo the guaranteed money with San Francisco for the chance a longer, richer contract. The contract change wipes out the remaining four years on Kaepernick's old deal, including $14.5 million in injury guarantees, according to NFL.com.
10/11/16 - QB Colin Kaepernick is back as the starting quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers. Sunday's contest against the Buffalo Bills will mark Kaepernick's first start under first-year coach Chip Kelly. Kaepernick has been second-string behind struggling Blaine Gabbert for the first five games of this season. But with the 49ers sputtering with a 1-4 record, Kelly is hoping Kaepernick can spark the offense.