Contract negotiations with
"This kid is confident enough and stubborn enough and motivated enough and focused enough to stick to that position no matter what the 49ers put before him," La Canfora wrote.
If the 49ers "don't get in Kaepernick's range," he'd be willing to play out the 2014 season and put off negotiations until next offseason, the report said.
The first three years of Cutler's extension are worth $18 million annually, after which the Bears can release him without penalty, the report said.
A source told ProFootballTalk.com that the
Boldin is a free agent while Kaepernick still has a year left on the deal he signed as a rookie. If the team were to franchise him next spring the price tag would be around $16 million. That might be a starting point in the team's negotiations.
Harbaugh is signed through the 2015 season. It is believed that Harbaugh will command at least as much as his brother John Harbaugh makes with the Ravens -- $7 million per year.
Kaepernick also spoke about the throat-slash gesture he received from Sherman following an interception off a Sherman tip of a pass meant for Crabtree that clinched defeat.
"It was a ridiculous statement," Kaepernick told the Sacramento Bee about Sherman calling Crabtree an average receiver. "Crabtree's one of the best receivers in the league, in my opinion. ... To me, to have someone try to call him out that way is absurd."
As for the choke sign, Kaepernick asked Sherman, "Did that make you feel better about yourself? Then go ahead. Because I'm not worried about you."
|2011||San Francisco 49ers||3||0||5||3||60.0||35||7.00||19||0||0||0/0||0||0||81.3|
|2012||San Francisco 49ers||13||7||218||136||62.4||1814||8.32||57||10||3||16/112||32||4||98.3|
|2013||San Francisco 49ers||16||16||416||243||58.4||3197||7.69||64||21||8||39/231||46||10||91.6|
|2011||San Francisco 49ers||3||0||2||-2||-1.0||-1||0||0||0|
|2012||San Francisco 49ers||13||7||63||415||6.6||50||5||3||18|
|2013||San Francisco 49ers||16||16||92||524||5.7||28||4||4||28|
|2011||San Francisco 49ers||3||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|2012||San Francisco 49ers||13||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|2013||San Francisco 49ers||16||1||1.0||0||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|Year||Team||G||Fum||Lost||Fum Forced||Own Rec||Opp Rec||Yds||Tot Rec||TD|
|2011||San Francisco 49ers||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2012||San Francisco 49ers||13||9||2||0||2||0||0||2||0|
|2013||San Francisco 49ers||16||6||4||0||2||0||0||2||0|