Klis: Colin Kaepernick's first big deal began with Broncos
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Jun 8, 2014
Colin Kaepernick's six-year extension with the San Francisco 49ers could be as much of a game-changer as his style of play. Kaepernick was among the quarterbacks who dropped by Dove Valley. But will his deal be a model for the future? While Kaepernick got paid $114 million over six years with a $2 million escalator if he wins a Super Bowl he didn't get long-term job security. The 49ers and Broncos were logical trading partners in 2011. Here's the concern for the player: Pay as you go is fine as long as the pay is great, but the salary cap could create problems for that player.