It is one thing to be embarrassed by the Seattle Seahawks on your own turf before a national television audience, it is another realizing Colin Kaepernick has regressed as spectacularly as Robert Griffin III over the past two years. And it is quite another for the National Broadcasting Corporation to set up shop on your team’s midfield logo and have Russell Wilson and Richard Sherman eat turkey.
“Can he handle the pressure? That is the question about quarterback Colin Kaepernick. I talk to a lot of people, they say ‘we can get to him, we can get to him.”
Kaepernick_BananaThat was the beginning of the uncensored three-minute advert for Beats by Dre, before his team bus arrives at the stadium and is pelted by bananas, urine-fecal bombs and even an entire cooler smashing the windshield – all by humanoid fans dressed in blue and lime green under depressing rainy skies. What city could that possibly be?
Does San Francisco 49ers quarterback Collin Kaepernick have enough touch on his passes? Or, did Kaepernick never have that ability begin with?
Kaepernick does not have a pass completion of more than 17 yards in the last two games. The pressure is mounting on this incredible athlete to demonstrate his quarterbacking ability for a full season.
It’s face-off of 1-2 NFC West foes, as the San Francisco 49ers travel to take on the St. Louis Rams.
It was one game. Colin Kaepernick had one bad game in Week 2 of the 2013 NFL season. But, it was emblematic of the bigger picture of what is happening to the read-option and running quarterbacks in the NFL.