49ers in position to turn Kaep loose? 

August, 15, 2014
Aug 15
3:58
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Under coach Jim Harbaugh, the San Francisco 49ers have been fully committed to rushing over passing. To a large extent, that was a necessity, because they already had a terrific rushing attack but lacked depth of talent in their WR corps. Now that QB Colin Kaepernick is settling in, though, it's fair to wonder whether the Niners will turn him and the passing attack loose in 2014.

An improved WR corps certainly improves the odds that they will.

"At no point last season did the 49ers’ aerial attack look as strong as it has during this training camp. Actually, it’s stunning to see how much better this area is than it was last season," wrote ESPN 49ers reporter Bill Williamson. "Quarterback Colin Kaepernick is surely benefiting.