• Colin Kaepernick meets with 49ers, GM John Lynch says evaluation is 'very much fluid'
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    Colin Kaepernick meets with 49ers, GM John Lynch says evaluation is 'very much fluid'

    The San Francisco 49ers need a quarterback. Colin Kaepernick needs a place to play. So it would make sense for the two sides to at least hear each other out. Kaepernick met with new 49ers general manager John Lynch and new coach Kyle Shanahan, according

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    Film study: James White's direct snap 2-point conversion required perfect execution

    Josh McDaniels called a number of excellent plays during Super Bowl LI. But his direct snap call wasn’t the perfect call by any stretch of the imagination. It took near-perfect execution from his offensive players to make it work. The Atlanta Falcons lined up with eight players in the box with safety Ricardo Allen, a ninth defender, creeping toward the box just before the snap.  Allen hesitated after the snap. Perhaps he, like the rest of the Atlanta defense, is expected a passing play. Perhaps he got thrown off by Brady faking a high snap. Nearly all of the Falcons linebackers and secondary seemed to freeze or backpedal in the moment after the snap. The only players who were able to get upfield

  • Cheese curds, 2/23: Looking at Brett Hundley and Clay Mathews’ futures with the Packers
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    Cheese curds, 2/23: Looking at Brett Hundley and Clay Mathews’ futures with the Packers

    With the Green Bay Packers generating little in the way of news and the NFL Scouting Combine still a week away, this part of the offseason tends to revolve around hypothetical roster transactions. As the Packers rarely commit to major moves in free agency, trades and draft selections dominate the Green Bay news cycle. That remains true in 2017, as the Packers could conceivably trade their prized young quarterback, Brett Hundley, should the right opportunity arise. Hundley represents just one of the Packers under the microscope this offseason, however. Earlier in his career, Aaron Rodgers suggested that he didn’t plan to extend his career into his late 30s or beyond. The two-time MVP has changed