Fantasy Football: ESPN Projects 49ers Colin Kaepernick To Throw 15 More Touchdowns Than Blaine Gabbert!

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Fantasy Football is right around the corner and ESPN has you covered! In what I would call a bit of a head-scratcher, San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick is projected to have better stats than QB Blaine Gabbert this upcoming season.

This means that ESPN probably believes that Kap will be the starter. See both of their projected fantasy stat lines below as Kaepernick is ranked No. 27 while Gabbert is no where close. How do the other NFL QB’s stack up? See whose at the top of their class as two NFC West quarterback were ranked in the Top 10!


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