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Just a question for the huddlers.

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Theyre in the same class. Kaep is much faster but not by a huge margin. You making it sound like there's no difference. There's a margin in the comparison of their speed. Trust me. Kaep is a more elusive runner also.

I'm not sure how much faster Kaepernick is than Cam, if at all.

I think the major difference is, Cam is very probing when he runs. He follows and waits for his blockers, he surveys the field and he's very shifty, and makes people miss tackles.

Kaep, on the other hand is an RG3 type runner, who likes to run straight ahead at full speed most times, almost at an instant. The only thing is: Kaep is a little bigger than RG3, and doesn't allow his reckless sprints to get him clobbered by defenders as much as RG3.

I know Cam was timed at 4.58 at the Combine. But apparently, he got off to some bad starts. I wouldn't be surprised, if Cam is more like a 4.5 (the way he runs away from defenders), and nonetheless, I think Cam's size, shiftiness, plus speed, makes him a better runner than Kaepernick anyway. Kaep is more a straight ahead, speed runner.

I Think in all phases at this stage (as a QB), Kaepernick is a grade or shade below Cam. However, he benefits not having to do nearly as much (or carrying the burden on his shoulders day in day out, the way Cam does/has to). Just look at the fact that Kaep wasn't even ready to start until 9-10 weeks ago (though he played QB in Div I longer than Cam). Can you imagine if he played for the Panthers in 2011 or 2012 from the start of the season?

He would have been a mess, and wouldn't have been coached up nearly as well to the point where he is now. Think about that? Don't forget, Alex Smith, the career bust, was a highly rated passer for that same successful team, before Kaepernick. So what does that tell you about their coaching and scheme over there? It must be very good, thank you.

Now, imagine Kaep out of that system, and playing somewhere else? He may not even starting, or he'd be struggling if he was.

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You just compared Kaep to Vick lol. Vick wasnt just a fast qb. He was one of the fastest if not the fastest in the league. Kaep doesn't have that speed.

Their burst is "debatable".

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Quick recap of some QBs that have worked under a certain HC

Andrew Luck - Highly touted as best QB prospect since Peyton in Stanford

Alex Smith - Looked decent for the first time in his career after years of being considered a wasted pick

Colin Kaepernick - 2nd year guy with virtually no experience in the league before the season began playing lights out both passing and running at least good enough to earn his team a berth

I think there's a common denominator here

a better question is what would Cam Newton be with Harbaugh as his HC instead of Stoic Ron? You know, the defensive coaching guy who doesn't allow him to audible.

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And Watt wouldn't have been statistically as great as now. He's a 34 lineman, not 43.

What? The season he's had as a 34 DE is insane. I have a hard time believing a guy like that couldn't translate to a 43 with ease. Forgive me if I'm wrong though, I don't really watch the Texans so I don't know if he is moving to OLB on plays as well, but if he did what he did this year as strictly a 34 lineman to say what you said is kind of bonkers.

Watt is the only one I'd consider instead of Cam because he along with a decent safety would pretty much make this D godlike, IMO.

Also, don't know why people are hating on Kaep. Although, i don't think he'd develop here like he has in SF, he's still a big time young QB. Alex Smith could have never had a game like Kaep had last week.

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shh. fieryigetpaidtostudyfootballprophet might get mad

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Quick recap of some QBs that have worked under a certain HC

Andrew Luck - Highly touted as best QB prospect since Peyton in Stanford

Alex Smith - Looked decent for the first time in his career after years of being considered a wasted pick

Colin Kaepernick - 2nd year guy with virtually no experience in the league before the season began playing lights out both passing and running at least good enough to earn his team a berth

I think there's a common denominator here

a better question is what would Cam Newton be with Harbaugh as his HC instead of Stoic Ron? You know, the defensive coaching guy who doesn't allow him to audible.

I'm not saying that Cam is dumb and can't learn. He has shown great progress by miles from college to his 2nd yr in the pro. I'm thinking that why Stoic Ron may not let Cam audible plays at the line might have to a lot to deal with Cam still learning and developing. He only had 1yr in a DI school.

His IQ isn't going to be near Luck. And at times you can ask yourself why Cam just threw that int. I too am sick why Cam doesnt get the ability to audible

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I'm not saying that Cam is dumb and can't learn. He has shown great progress by miles from college to his 2nd yr in the pro. I'm thinking that why Stoic Ron may not let Cam audible plays at the line might have to a lot to deal with Cam still learning and developing. He only had 1yr in a DI school.

His IQ isn't going to be near Luck. And at times you can ask yourself why Cam just throw that int.

Cam not audibling had nothing to do with Cam. He actually did his first few games in the league, and quite successfully. That was more a Chud, 'I'm God. Leave my damn plays alone' thing.

And now you're playing into stereo types, cause Andrew Luck didn't perform any better during his rookie season than Cam did, as far as decision making. If anything, you can argue Cam made better decisions, cause he had to both run and pass (and had practically the same responsibility with the pass, putting up better numbers than Luck). Plus Luck was a multi-year starter in Div I, while Cam only played one year. So who's really the smarter QB able to grasp more?

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Kaepernick played college in fuging NEVADA, chuck

he didn't even complete 60% of his passes in his collegiate career going mostly against WAC teams

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Why are you guys debating Chuck? Haven't you notice you're talking to a moron.

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What? The season he's had as a 34 DE is insane. I have a hard time believing a guy like that couldn't translate to a 43 with ease. Forgive me if I'm wrong though, I don't really watch the Texans so I don't know if he is moving to OLB on plays as well, but if he did what he did this year as strictly a 34 lineman to say what you said is kind of bonkers.

Watt is the only one I'd consider instead of Cam because he along with a decent safety would pretty much make this D godlike, IMO.

Also, don't know why people are hating on Kaep. Although, i don't think he'd develop here like he has in SF, he's still a big time young QB. Alex Smith could have never had a game like Kaep had last week.

Watt is a 34 DE in their 34 but I do see him getting snaps at NT when I get the chance to watch them play. In a 43 Defense, he'll play UT. He's still going to be great but statistically, Im not sure if he'll get 21 sacks. But don't trust me, Im not an expert.

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