49ers' Colin Kaepernick Knows When to Fake

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49ers' Colin Kaepernick Knows When to Fake
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SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The biggest and most momentous play from last weekend's divisional playoff game in San Francisco saw Colin Kaepernick break to his right and then burst down field for a 56-yard touchdown run. Too bad most of the players on the field missed it. Half of the Packers' defense, including - crucially for them - linebackers Brad Jones and Erik Walden and strong safety Morgan Burnett, thought Kaepernick had handed the ball to LaMichael James on an inside run. They all converged on the diminutive running back, who was hunched over a football that wasn't there. Jones actually crouched down to tackle James before he discovered the ruse.

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