Chip Kelly Comments on Similarities Between Colin Kaepernick and Blaine Gabbert

June 6, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

New San Francisco 49ers head coach Chip Kelly revealed that he doesn't see much of a difference between quarterbacks Colin Kaepernick and Blaine Gabbert when he spoke with 95.7 The Game on Thursday (via Nunzio Ingrassia of Fox Sports):
They're similar. They have a similar skill set. They're both 6-foot-4-plus. They both can really run, which will help keep plays alive. Obviously, we're not a quarterback-run offense, but if the quarterback can run, you can use a little of that to your advantage. And they both have extremely strong arms. So, from a skill set standpoint, the two of them are kind of cut out of the same mold.
In terms of football success, though, there are not as many similarities, as Kaepernick has experienced plenty more highs on the field:
Granted, Gabbert spent a majority of his time on the field with the Jacksonville Jaguars, a team that hasn't had a winning record since 2007, four years before it took Gabbert 10th overall in the draf...

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