Quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been a busy man during the offseason. Whether it be working out in Atlanta with his teammates, signing autographs for fans in the Bay Area or taking in a Los Angeles Clippers game courtside, Kaepernick is staying occupied. On Monday, the young signal-caller visited ESPN to discuss his candidacy to be on the cover of the Madden 25th Anniversary edition set to come out later this year.
The 49ers are well-represented in the bracket-style tournament which will crown the newest Madden cover boy, as Joe Montana and Jerry Rice join Kaepernick as No. 1 seeds. Kaepernick also stopped by the set of SportsNation to take on host Charissa Thompson in a football-throwing competition that involved nightvision goggles.
The rest of today’s Morning Tailgate focuses on the 2013 free agency period, which opens at 1 p.m.
Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle listed the 49ers’ positional needs.
Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com offered his top 85 players on the free agent market.
Mike Sando of ESPN.com rounded up the NFC West’s free agency prospects.
Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com examined the possibility of Ed Reed joining the 49ers via free agency.
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