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  • Why Colin Kaepernick and the Denver Broncos need each other

    ​Disgruntled quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who asked the 49ers for a trade recently, was at his best in San Francisco when he had a quarterback-minded coach and a stellar defense to back him up. The Broncos have both in Denver, which is in need of a starting passer after losing Peyton Manning to retirement and Brock Osweiler to free agency. The Bee's Matt Barrows examines the possibilities on Wednesday, March 9, 2016.

​Disgruntled quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who asked the 49ers for a trade recently, was at his best in San Francisco when he had a quarterback-minded coach and a stellar defense to back him up. The Broncos have both in Denver, which is in need of a starting passer after losing Peyton Manning to retirement and Brock Osweiler to free agency. The Bee's Matt Barrows examines the possibilities on Wednesday, March 9, 2016. Jose Luis Villegas The Sacramento Bee
​Disgruntled quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who asked the 49ers for a trade recently, was at his best in San Francisco when he had a quarterback-minded coach and a stellar defense to back him up. The Broncos have both in Denver, which is in need of a starting passer after losing Peyton Manning to retirement and Brock Osweiler to free agency. The Bee's Matt Barrows examines the possibilities on Wednesday, March 9, 2016. Jose Luis Villegas The Sacramento Bee
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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.
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