The idea of a motorized tackling dummy was perfected by a friend of 49ers coach Chip Kelly’s, Dartmouth coach Buddy Teevens, who developed one that not only moves but can withstand the pounding of an NFL training camp practice. The 49ers now have three.
Coach Chip Kelly would not discuss the 49ers’ quarterback rotation for Friday’s preseason game against the Packers. He did say that Colin Kaepernick, who missed the first two preseason games because of a sore throwing shoulder, has resumed splitting first-team repetitions with Blaine Gabbert in practice this week.
The Falcons' Julio Jones a couple of days back told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Michael Cunningham that, with a little training, he could break 10 seconds in the 100-meter sprint. Teammate Robert Alford proclaimed that he still could slip back into track if he so desired and become an Olympian.
Joey Bosa's holdout turned ugly Wednesday when the San Diego Chargers pulled their contract offer to the first-round draft pick and said they'll restructure a new deal that would reflect him playing less than a full season.
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The NFL flexed its muscles again when it mandated James Harrison meet with its investigators about performance-enhancing drugs under its timetable and not his. Harrison and the NFLPA asked for a meeting on Aug. 30, and the league scheduled the date for Thursday morning instead.
Dak Prescott shrugs at the suggestion that the Dallas rookie quarterback's startling success in two preseason games is a product of what skeptics might call the "vanilla" defenses of the exhibition season.
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick went through his most extensive practice since the 2015 season when he participated in seven-on-seven passing drills on the first day of a mandatory minicamp on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, in Santa Clara. Kaepernick was held out of any drills that might have caused him to be accidentally injured.
Matt BarrowsThe Sacramento Bee
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