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  1. Mailbag: Culliver looks like starter

    Bill Williamson

    Weekend mail call: Yosh from Cypress, California, wants to know if I think the San Francisco 49ers' brass regrets not moving up and taking Colin Kaepernick in the 2011 draft so they could give him a 2015 option. Bill Williamson: Certainly, righ...

    Blog | May 17, 2014
  2. 49ers can talk to key stars

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- It won't happen, but the San Francisco 49ers can extend the contracts of both Colin Kaepernick and Aldon Smith as soon as Monday. By rule, teams can start negotiating contracts with players who were taken in the 2011 draft. ...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  3. Kaepernick-Newton play for first time

    Bill Williamson

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Cam Newton was the No. 1 overall pick of the 2011 draft. The San Francisco 49ers had no chance to move up and get him. They happily took quarterback Colin Kaepernick 35 picks later. On Sunday, the two dynamic young quarterba...

    Blog | November 08, 2013
  4. Aldon Smith has to take control of himself

    Bill Williamson

    SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco 49ers defensive end Aldon Smith and Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller are two of the NFL's very best pass-rushers. They were both taken in the top 10 in the 2011 draft. They text each other after big games and the...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  5. What if Colin Kaepernick was in AFC West?

    Bill Williamson

    As the 2011 draft approached, no division in the NFL was more connected to Colin Kaepernick than the AFC West. Kaepernick visited nine NFL teams prior to the draft. Three of them -- Denver, Kansas City and Oakland -- were from the AFC West. The...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  6. 49ers grab Kaepernick in deal with Broncos

    Bill Williamson

    It was reported that the Oakland Raiders were trying to trade up to take Nevada quarterback Colin Kaepernick while New England was on the clock at No. 33. It didn't work out, but the Nevada quarterback will be headed to the Bay Area. In a trade...

    Blog | April 29, 2011