Could Colin Kaepernick have crumbled in San Francisco?

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It has certainly been a season to forget for the San Francisco 49ers as the team who have reached the last two NFC Championship games look unlikely to even reach the play-offs this year.

It has been a bad year for the 49ers, their head coach Jim Harbaugh and their star Quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

This weekend however, during San Francisco's loss to the Oakland Raiders, everything got a bit too much for the one of the Niners key men.

Harbaugh is facing a lot of criticism this year but thus far has been able to handle it without much controversy.

It was in fact Kaepernick who lost his cool in Oakland on Sunday in a scene that could perfectly surmise the 49ers season.


Whilst leaving the field at half-time in the game, Kaepernick couldn't hide his frustration as he shoved a camera away from him on the touchline.

Kaepernick tried to explain his actions as simple human behaviour but his excuse may not be accepted by many fans.

"If I put something real close to your face, you're going to try to move out of the way, too," - Kaepernick on his camera shot

Tied with the worst team in the NFL at half-time, Kaepernick's frustrations are understandable, but as bad a day as it was on Sunday, it got worse after the game.

Sio Moore sends a message

Raiders Linebacker Sio Moore sent a message to Kaepernick following Oakland's surprising win via the social media service Instagram.

Moore uploaded an image of the two in each others faces on Sunday with a very interesting caption.

"There's a difference between boys and Men... Freakin chump" - Sio Moore's controversial Instagram post

Clearly these divisional rivals were holding nothing back and it will be very interesting to see how they do when they meet again next season.

Kap's worst year?

This has certainly been a year to forget for the 49ers and with the team at 7-6 having now lost their last two games, it doesn't look good for the 49ers.

They are currently third in the NFC West and with the Arizona Cardinals holding onto the number one seed in the NFC and the Seattle Seahawks beginning to look like the team they were last year, it may take a miracle for the 49ers to reach the post-season.

With games against the Seahawks and Cardinals plus the visit of Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers to go this year, the 49ers will need to shape up if they are going to pull of a miracle.

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