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Cam Newton on Colin Kaepernick’s NFL status. [For The Win]
“I really think it’s unfair. I think it’s unfair. But not to take any storm or glory away from this game, we’re trying to find every way to be prepared for the 49ers come Sunday. But in my opinion, do I think Kaepernick is better than some of these starting quarterbacks in this league? Absolutely. Should he be on a roster in my opinion? Absolutely. There’s no question about it. Is he good enough to be on a roster? Is he good enough to be a starting quarterback? Absolutely.”
Alabama has to replace two starting linebackers [AL.com]
Outside linebackers Terrell Lewis and Christian Miller are out for the year after suffering injuries against Florida State. It is still early in the week and there are a handful of backups vying for a starting role. It probably won’t matter much when the Crimson Tide host Fresno State this week.
Air Force is No. 14 [Deadspin]
Deadspin takes a completely different look at their top 25 rankings. Their take on the Falcons is no different than most observations which are Air Force runs the ball and their defense lost basically every starter on defense. It is just nice to see this website talk about Air Force football.
Pac-12 says no mistakes were made in CU-CSU game [Denver Post]
The league said that “there were no errors in application of the playing rules.”
When asked to clarify this was the response.
“Pass interference is a judgment call and there were no errors in application of the playing rules during the Colorado State-Colorado game. Each play from each game is reviewed and each game official is graded on his or her performance. Downgraded performances may impact an official’s opportunity to work the postseason or receive future officiating assignments.”