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Colin Kaepernick could have been traded away from the San Francisco 49ers

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Colin Kaepernick may have taken his last snap in a San Francisco 49ers jersey. Not because he has been placed on the season-ending injured reserve, but because he might be traded away.

According to Ian Rapoport, several teams stated their interest in the quarterback's services before the trade deadline, but no teams were willing to take on his full $12.4 million salary, to no surprise.

Kaepernick hadn't been playing that well for the 49ers this season prior to his injury. By week nine, after only achieving 1,615 passing yards, six touchdowns, and throwing five interceptions with a 3-6 record, he was dropped in favor of backup Blaine Gabbert.

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No teams were specifically mentioned as interested in the 28-year-old's services, but it adds one of the first stories to follow into the free agency.

Considering the fact the likes of Gabbert, Case Keenum and T.J. Yates are starters this week, interest should remain high and solid for the quarterback who lead the 49ers to the Super Bowl not too long ago.

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The reason for the decline in form is still unclear, but we should receive a stronger indication once Kaepernick returns from his shoulder injury next year, if he is with another team or given another opportunity with the San Francisco-based franchise.

The market is definitely there for him as the report shows, but the question really surrounds if any team would be prepared to pay his $11.9 million base salary next season and everything else beyond that.

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