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    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has some motivation to show up to the 49ers offseason program. If Kaepernick attends 90 percent of that program, he will be set to earn a $400,000 bonus. Showing up also gives him some leverage in his negotiations with the Denver Broncos, reported to be interested in acquiring Kaepernick. Their offseason program starts April 18, 2016.

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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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