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Colin Kaepernick blasts Richard Sherman, says he's a 'big Broncos fan' this week

Kevin Kaduk
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Jan 19, 2014; Seattle, WA, USA; San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) scrambles under pressure of Seattle Seahawks linebacker Malcolm Smith (53) during the 2013 NFC Championship football game at CenturyLink Field. The Seahawks defeated the 49ers 23-17 to advance to Super Bowl XLVIII. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Members of the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks have generally toed the line in their press opportunities this week and you have to figure the New York tabloids are disappointed over the lack of controversy. 

But here comes Colin Kaepernick to the rescue. In town to do some Super Bowl promotional work, the San Francisco 49ers quarterback talked with the New York Post and put Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman on blast for his behavior following the NFC championship game. 

While Kaepernick has mostly been quiet about Sherman's taunting of both Kaepernick and receiver Michael Crabtree following Kaepernick's game-sealing interception, that is no longer the case. In addition to speaking with the NY Post, he also talked about Sherman with Deadspin and Sports Center, among other outlets. 

Here's what Kaepernick had to say to Bart Hubbuch of the NY Post on Thursday:

 

 

 

 

Kaepernick reportedly wished Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson good luck and told him to "go get that ring" when the two met on the field after the NFC championship game. 

But given that Kaepernick seems to have realized that Sherman would also be getting a ring with a Seahawks win, it looks like his tune has changed. 

Interestingly, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton also made the media rounds in New York and says there will be "an answer" for Kaepernick's behavior during the 49ers win in the divisional playoff.

The tabloids have to be happy: Sounds like things just got real in New York-New Jersey.

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Kevin Kaduk is a writer for Shutdown Corner on Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him at kevinkaduk@yahoo.com or follow him on Twitter!

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