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Sat Feb 1, 2020, 08:48 PM

Colin Kaepernicks Glaring Absence at the Super Bowl


The last 49ers quarterback to take the team on a run to the big game has been largely absent in the run-up to Super Bowl LIV; ‘They’re trying to erase him’

By Andrew Beaton
Updated Feb. 1, 2020 1:50 pm ET

MIAMI—During the 49ers’ run to this Super Bowl, there has been one glaring absence: Colin Kaepernick.

Seven years ago, Kaepernick took the 49ers to the Super Bowl. It was the last time San Francisco made it here. But Kaepernick has been missing from the week-long hoopla ahead of this game between the Niners and Chiefs, a period when stars past and present are typically paraded around and feted. Former quarterback Jeff Garcia and running back Frank Gore, who was once Kaepernick’s teammate with the 49ers, were among the former San Francisco players on “Radio Row” here this week.

Meanwhile, Kaepernick, the last San Francisco star to take the team on a run like this, has been a ghost.

“They’re trying to erase him,” said New York Giants safety Michael Thomas, a vice president with the NFL Players Association. “Even if you’re not going to talk about the controversial part, at least talk about what he did on the field—which was electrifying.”

Kaepernick’s shadow has loomed over the league for four years now, after he catalyzed controversial protests during the 2016 season. But his absence has been especially acute during these playoffs because of the run of his former team.

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Sat Feb 1, 2020, 09:02 PM

1. They are giving all the attention he is worth, none. Silver spoon spoiled brats go to the corner.

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Sun Feb 2, 2020, 01:49 AM

2. Who?

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Sun Feb 2, 2020, 05:05 AM

3. Colin Kaepernick? Never heard of her

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Sun Feb 2, 2020, 08:49 AM

4. He doesn't work there anymore.

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