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    The Denver Broncos were the first team to express interest in a trade with the 49ers for disgruntled quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Now the Cleveland Browns and New York Jets have joined the discussions with San Francisco for a Kaepernick trade. Bee staff writer Matt Barrows ranks the best possibilities for quarterback's immediate future, which might include the 49ers.

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  • These are the top rookies the 49ers played in 2017

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Matt Barrows was born in Blacksburg, Va., and attended the University of Virginia. He graduated in 1995, went to Northwestern for a journalism degree a year later, and got his first job at a South Carolina daily in 1997. He joined The Sacramento Bee as a Metro reporter in 1999 and started covering the San Francisco 49ers in 2003. His favorite player of all time is Darrell Green. Reach Barrows at mbarrows@sacbee.com.
Twitter: @mattbarrows

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