It appears Colin Kaepernick has played his last game for the 49ers.
ESPN reported Friday that the 29-year-old quarterback will opt out of his contract to test free agency. He can’t make it official until the March 2-7 opt-out period.
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The news certainly comes as no surprise. Kaepernick had openly asked for a trade after being benched in 2015. He and the 49ers had revised his existing contract last October, allowing either side to terminate the deal for the remaining year in 2017. He is scheduled to make $14.5 million in base salary next year.
Game Kids Lamarr Houston Jersey Ultimately we have to be prepared to win a game and we’re not going to get prepared on the bus ride over to the stadium on Sunday, Brady said Wednesday. Our families get here (Thursday), so (Wednesday) is an important night to get rest, preparation, anything we need to do to try to put in the bank.
We know the challenge that’s ahead of us and it’s only going to get more hectic and we get closer to the game.
Brady said he won’t let outside distractions get in the way, even as he gets asked on a daily basis about a potential encounter with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in the wake of the Deflategate scandal that cost Brady the first four games of the 2016 NFL season.
I’m just focused on football, Brady told reporters Wednesday, repeating his answers when asked Monday and Tuesday.
It’s part of the routine this week, just as Brady’s grown accustomed during his previous six Super Bowl preparations.