Tyrann Mathieu knows Colin Kaepernick can still launch footballs.
During his Wednesday appearance on PFT Live, the Cardinals safety recalled the times he faced the veteran quarterback when they played in the same division and acknowledged that Kaepernick’s production has declined in recent years.
I have deliberated on this decision thoroughly until now, he wrote, because I wanted to see if the beginning of NFL training camps would inspire the passion that I need to perform at the standards that I established for myself during my nine-year NFL career.
The Broncos took Clady with the 12th overall pick in the 2008 NFL Draft and he was a second-team All-Pro selection as a rookie after starting every game that year. Clady picked up first-team All-Pro honors the following season, when he made the first of four Pro Bowls.
But injuries soon began to chip away at him. He suffered a torn labrum in his shoulder during the 2012 season but played through it. Two games into the 2013 campaign, he suffered a season-ending Lisfranc injury to his foot. He tore his ACL in organized team activities in May 2015 and missed that season as the Broncos went on to win the Super Bowl.
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