“I truly believe Colin Kaepernick could be one of the greatest quarterbacks ever,” Jaworski, a former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback said, via SportsCenter’s Twitter account.
RT @SportsCenter: "I truly believe Colin Kaepernick could be one of the greatest quarterbacks ever." - Ron Jaworski on SportsCenter today— San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) August 21, 2013
In response to the praise, Kaepernick maintained his humble approach when addressing the words of the longtime ESPN analyst.
“I’m working,” the 49ers starting quarterback said. “To me, it’s a great honor that he said that. I’m very flattered by that, but at the same time, I haven’t played a full season yet.”
Kaepernick has yet to play much in the preseason either.
The 49ers are looking to avoid any “freakish” injuries to the starting signal-caller. Kaepernick has played one series in each of the first two weeks of the preseason. The careful approach has extended into recent practice sessions.
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Kaepernick has been wearing a black jersey in practice to avoid being hit by the defense. It’s something Jim Harbaugh instituted after
“It didn’t scare me at all,” the 49ers quarterback said, before noting he didn’t like wearing the jersey in practice.
Kaepernick wants to play as much as possible. It’s hard to keep a competitor like him out of action.
“I would play every snap if they let me.”