Jim Harbaugh Defends Colin Kaepernick, "Only Victim Colin's Reputation"

No details have emerged surrounding a March incident in Miami's Viceroy Hotel involving Colin Kaepernick, two other NFL players, and a woman who claims to have no memory of the events which may or may not have transpired.

However, according to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com (via Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk), San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh is assured of his starting quarterback's innocence:

“At some point there needs to be a resolution to this scenario,” Harbaugh said to reporters on Friday.  “The only victim is Colin’s reputation.”

Harbaugh also addressed the legal issues surrounding the team as whole this offseason, taking into account linebacker Aldon Smith's recent detainment at LAX International Airport:

“[I]n some instances, keep in mind this: There’s sometimes two sides to stories,” Harbaugh states in Florio's article.  “And I often see the one side reported in the media.  And then it gains incredible speed and attention.  The other side still remains to be told.  Looking at Colin Kaepernick’s situation, at some point there needs to be a resolution to some of jump-the-gun, witch-hunt kind of scenario that we’re seeing.”

With no current allegations of any actual wrongdoing being levied at Colin Kaepernick as of yet (if at all), Harbaugh's frustration makes sense.

Yet, until all the facts are out on the table, Harbaugh may be forced to continue to defend his star quarterback's honor throughout this offseason.

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