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With Joe Flacco sidelined, Ravens exploring possibility of adding Colin Kaepernick

With Joe Flacco sidelined, Ravens exploring possibility of adding Colin Kaepernick

With starter Joe Flacco sidelined for at least a week with a disc issue in his back, the Ravens are exploring signing former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

Following the team’s first full-squad practice of training camp Thursday, Ravens coach John Harbaugh brought up Kaepernick before even being asked about the free-agent quarterback.

It’s an obvious connection given that Kaepernick played his best football in San Francisco under Jim Harbaugh, John’s brother, and former 49ers offensive coordinator Greg Roman. Roman is now a senior offensive assistant and tight ends coach for the Ravens.

“I’ve known Colin really through my brother for many years and...

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