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San Francisco 49ers starting quarterback Colin Kaepernick presents a unique challenge to any opposing defense he faces. The Philadelphia Eagles are well aware of that going into Sunday's big early-season NFC clash.
“He’s a quarterback that presents a lot of different problems and really you just have to pick your poison,” Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins said, via CSNPhilly.com.
“It’s easy to say keep him in the pocket, it’s easy to go in with a gameplan, but when you have somebody as athletic as him, it’s tough to do. I don’t know if you really stop their offense.”
This marks the first time that the Philadelphia Eagles will see Kaepernick, who has led the 49ers to a 19-10 record since replacing now-Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith. Regardless, the Eagles have been doing their scouting.
“He’s a quarterback that can make the throws,” Jenkins said. “He’s obviously a phenomenal athlete when you get him out in space. Sometimes you’ve got to just live with him making the throws, and he can make them, and really keep him in the pocket, because when he can extend the play and when he can run, he extends drives and he gets those big plays down the field.”
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