Ex-49er Colin Kaepernick flashes arm strength at NFL workout in Atlanta

Alex Didion

It had been almost two full years, but we finally got the chance to see Colin Kaepernick on a football field.

It wasn't in an NFL game, but instead a workout at a high school south of Atlanta.

The NFL arranged a workout at the Atlanta Falcons' practice facility, but Kaepernick moved the event Saturday afternoon after the league denied all media access.

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Kaepernick got the chance to show off the strong arm that first drew the 49ers to select the Nevada alum No. 36 overall in the 2011 NFL Draft.

He brought out a handful of receivers to run a plethora of routes, including some deep balls.

An NFL executive reportedly told ESPN's Adam Schefter that he was impressed by Kaepernick's performance.

With the NFL season already more than halfway done, it's unlikely that Kaepernick would be able to come in and immediately make a team better this season.

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But he also undoubtedly put the arm talent on display that made him worthy of being an NFL quarterback in the first place.

Only time will tell if the 32-year-old will, in fact, get the chance to prove it.

Ex-49er Colin Kaepernick flashes arm strength at NFL workout in Atlanta originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area

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