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February 17, 2014 7:00 PM

Leading Off: Message is clear from top NFL quarterbacks, ‘if player can help us win, he’s welcome’

If a player can help a team win, he will be accepted. That’s the message delivered from 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Panthers quarterback Cam Newton when they were asked about Missouri defensive end Michael Sam joining their teams.

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