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Social Reaction to Kaepernick's Contract Extension

After Colin Kaepernick signed a six-year contract extension that would keep the San Francisco 49ers quarterback with the team through 2020, Twitter was buzzing.

Kap2020 was trending, reports swirled about financial details and pundits weighed in with their thoughts on the deal.

We look back at some of the notable tweets throughout the day.

#49ers sign QB @Kaepernick7 to six-year contract extension. #Kap2020 | — San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) June 4, 2014

Chase your dreams hard enough you just might catch em! #BlessedBeyondMeasure — Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) June 5, 2014

Congrats to my boy @kaepernick7 on the extension! #deserving #hardestworkingdudeiknow — Bruce Miller (@BruceMill49er) June 4, 2014

Gotta love it baby!! Happy fa Kaptain! Well deserved.. Locked and loaded. Now let's get it!!! #PeaceAndBlessings — Eric Wright (@EWrighteous21) June 4, 2014

Hardest working dude I know in all honesty @Kaepernick7 he deserves more tbh always the first & last to leave I think he turn the lights on — LaMichael James (@LaMichaelJames) June 4, 2014

Our NFL Insiders break down the details of Colin Kaepernick's six-year contract extension with the 49ers » — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) June 4, 2014

#49ers Hearing lot of people saying Kaepernick deal is way too much. Don't buy it. Look what he's done already. Huge future. — Bill Williamson (@BWilliamsonESPN) June 4, 2014

.@Kaepernick7 worked out before signing his deal, may have damaged the #QuillPen... seriously. — Scott Kegley (@ScottKegley) June 4, 2014

Props to Colin Kaepernick for giving Alex Smith credit for being a mentor earlier in his career. — Bay Area Sports Guy (@BASportsGuy) June 4, 2014

After signing his extension, @Kaepernick7 discussed his goal of winning Super Bowl(s). — Scott Kegley (@ScottKegley) June 4, 2014

For starters, Kaepernick's deal reportedly team-friendly. #49ers — Eric Branch (@Eric_Branch) June 5, 2014

The #49ers have signed Colin Kaepernick to a 6-year contract extension. Call 808-KNBR (5627) to react. #KNBRfan — KNBR (@KNBR) June 4, 2014

SF 49ers are betting Kaepernick will reach elite status - SFGate via @SFGate — Ann Killion (@annkillion) June 5, 2014

Kaepernick and the 49ers discussed in detail BEFOREHAND what the structure of the deal would mean for BOTH sides. He was good with it. — Jim Trotter (@JimTrotter_NFL) June 5, 2014

Kaepernick: I wouldn't be here without Alex Smith — NFL (@nfl) June 5, 2014

So now there are 2 NFL QB's under contract through 2020: Colin Kaepernick and Jay Cutler. — Field Yates (@FieldYates) June 4, 2014

The hot takes are flowing following the Colin Kaepernick contract extension. Whiplash in full effect — Niners Nation (@NinersNation) June 5, 2014

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