Blaine Gabbert RUMORS & NEWS

  • All signs point to Gabbert after Kaepernick rusty vs. Packers

    Sacramento Bee "Colin Kaepernick threw a pass in his first game since Nov. 1 and looked like someone who had gone nearly 10 months without any game action. Kaepernick, who entered on the 49ers’ third series in Friday night’s 21-10 preseason loss to the Green Bay Packers, went 2 of 6 for 14 yards with the..." August 27

  • Trent Baalke ‘pushing for Blaine Gabbert and against Colin Kaepernick’

    Sportsnaut "The San Francisco 49ers supposedly were going to have a quarterback competition this summer between Blaine Gabbert and Colin Kaepernick. That has really not materialized, and now word is coming out that indicates general manager Trent Baalke couldn’t be happier with the development. As you may..." August 16

  • Chip Kelly won't say Blaine Gabbert has a 'leg up' on Colin Kaepernick just yet

    Fox Sports "The San Francisco 49ers got their first taste of preseason action on Sunday night against the Houston Texans. In doing so, the coaching staff got a look at the looming quarterback battle. Well, half of it, at least. Colin Kaepernick sat with shoulder fatigue, giving way to Blaine Gabbert under..." August 15

  • Chip Kelly: Colin Kaepernick and Blaine Gabbert to split reps

    Sportsnaut "The San Francisco 49ers opened their first training camp under new head coach Chip Kelly on Sunday. Needless to say, the biggest question surrounding this fledgling franchise is the quarterback situation. Unless you have been living under a rock for the past several months, you know full well..." July 31

  • Considering Blaine Gabbert and his next NFL contract

    Niners Nation "The San Francisco 49ers have just about wrapped up any offseason roster additions, and so we thought it would be fun to take a look at some potential contracts for next offseason. And why not get it started with quarterback Blaine Gabbert? He is heading into his walk year, having signed a two-year..." July 05

  • Report: Blaine Gabbert the heavy favorite to start for 49ers "Colin Kaepernick made his 2016 on-field debut Tuesday, taking part in individual drills as he works his way back from three different offseason surgeries. The veteran passer has a long way to go in what could be the most important season of his career, and NFL Media columnist Michael Silver..." June 08

  • Chip Kelly: Kaepernick, Gabbert have similar skill set

    Niners Nation "On situation he walked into as HC: I think I walked into a good situation. It’s obviously an outstanding franchise. First that strikes you. An organization that’s won five Super Bowls. It’s got a great tradition, has a brand new stadium, state-of-the-art facilities. And then a really young..." June 05

  • Why the 49ers should start Gabbert over Kaepernick

    The Score "It's amazing how far the San Francisco 49ers have fallen since coming a tipped pass away from a second consecutive Super Bowl appearance just two seasons ago. Players are counting down the days until their contracts expire, free agents don't even consider the team an option, and the coaching..." May 23

  • 49ers QB race: Blaine Gabbert, Colin Kaepernick in vastly different roles

    San Jose Mercury News "And, for now, Gabbert indeed is the incumbent in that role. Colin Kaepernick still is not medically cleared to fully compete on the practice field, where organized team activities began Tuesday. “His focus right now is rehab, and my focus right now is learning the offense, being in the weight..." May 18

  • Chip: 'No Idea' If Kap or Gabbert Will Start

    San Jose Mercury News "Midway through the offseason program and four months shy of the season opener, 49ers coach Chip Kelly isn’t near ready to reveal who’ll be his starting quarterback between Colin Kaepernick and Blaine Gabbert. “I have no idea,” Kelly told KNBR 680-AM, sounding half-joking and half-coy. “We’re..." May 13

  • Gabbert 'taking control' during 49ers' workouts

    CSN Bay Area "While Colin Kaepernick continues his rehabilitation from three surgeries, Blaine Gabbert is apparently acting the part of the 49ers’ starting quarterback during the offseason program. “He’s definitely taking control,” tight end Garrett Celek said last week of Gabbert. “Whoever’s at quarterback..." May 04

  • Report: Chip Kelly wants to resurrect Blaine Gabbert's career

    Larry Brown Sports "Lots of teams will be looking for quarterbacks high in this year’s NFL Draft, but apparently the San Francisco 49ers will not be one of them. CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora says that he has been hearing that Chip Kelly is enamored with trying to resurrect Blaine Gabbert’s career. That tidbit..." April 14

  • Chip Kelly 'impressed' with Blaine Gabbert

    CSN Bay Area "Colin Kaepernick’s status has ranked near the top of the list of NFL storylines this offseason. But while there is still no certainty where Kaepernick will play this season, there is no question Blaine Gabbert will be involved in the 49ers’ quarterback competition that will play out before the..." March 25

  • Michael Sam 'Blaine Gabbert Should Start In SF ... Over Kaepernick'

    TMZ "Michael Sam's already made up his mind ... he wants to see Blaine Gabbert start for the 49ers next season -- over Colin Kaepernick. " March 17

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