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1. No. 7 is No. 81
Colin Kaepernick was unveiled at No. 81 on NFL Network's "Top 100 Players of 2014" show.
Kaepernick is the first member of the 49ers to make this year's list. It's the second time San Francisco's starting quarterback made the top 100. He was also ranked 81 last season.
The Top 100 Players of 2014: #90 - #81 http://t.co/A0htCv5zTE pic.twitter.com/1UJxsIL5s7 — NFL (@nfl) May 15, 2014
Kaepernick is the second quarterback to make the list in 2014. Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford came in at No. 100.
>> Check out pictures of Kaepernick at recent offseason practices.
>> Vote Kaepernick for the EA Madden NFL 15 cover.
- Meet the New Running Back
Second-round draft pick Pierre Garçon joined "The KNBR Morning Show" on Thursday.
Hyde said a few notable things:
-He hasn't had any Ohio State-Michigan banter with Jim Harbaugh yet. "I'm sure come November there will be some jokes," the 57th overall pick said.
-Hyde was bowling during the NFL Draft when he was selected by the 49ers.
-Hyde worked out with Frank Gore in Miami this offseason. "I had no clue I would have a chance to play with him," the rookie said. "That's pretty sweet to have an opportunity to play with Frank Gore. He's a legend."
>> Hyde was added to create competition with Gore and rest of San Francisco's running backs.
>> INFOGRAPHIC: facts and figures on this year's draft class.
- Niners Love the NBAIf you follow our players on Twitter, you know they love NBA hoops. These tweets illustrate their passion.
Those @spurs took care of business.. — Michael Crabtree (@KingCrab15) May 15, 2014
Yal thought the Blazers were gonna beat the #Spurs huh? Be honest — D-Mø™ (@morrisCODE_tr3) May 15, 2014
All the shots #LamarcusAldridge was hittin against the Rockets he's missing in this series! — Ian Williams (@IWilliams95) May 15, 2014
#Heat #Bron — Carlos Hyde (@elguapo) May 15, 2014
For all you Heat haters!!! @KeithReaser3 All we do is win!!! #Over — Bruce Ellington (@BruceEllington) May 15, 2014
- Around the NFL
Top 5 Fantasy Rookies (via @Michael_Fabiano): 5. Kelvin Benjamin 4. Mike Evans 3-1. http://t.co/eyMBBJm5tm pic.twitter.com/E4B0Wp22o7 — NFL (@nfl) May 15, 2014
Good read here on #Falcons move to 3-4 defense from @vxmcclure23: http://t.co/RpOeFNG4ou — Evan Silva (@evansilva) May 15, 2014
Ben Gardner is first Cowboys draft pick to sign http://t.co/AMfQI17a8j — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) May 15, 2014