Colin Kaepernick remains unsigned heading into July and one of the most polarizing figures in sports. There have been conflicting reports and speculation as to Kaepernick’s status among league executives, why he remains a free agent and his viability as an NFL quarterback going forward. A story from Albert Breer of TheMMQB.com this week cited anonymous sources within the 49ers organization that wondered if Kaepernick was fully committed to playing in the NFL and what his intentions are.
The 49ers had production issues from nearly every position group in 2016 leading to their 2-14 finish. As always, winning starts at the line of scrimmage. And San Francisco’s 31st-ranked offense the last two seasons wasn’t nearly good enough at the point of attack. Improving there has to be an emphasis for first-year coach Kyle Shanahan as he re-tools personnel with new general manager John Lynch.
The 49ers are retooling the offense in the first season under Kyle Shanahan and will try to regain its footing before it can return to contention. It’s Year 1 of a massive rebuilding project that starts with a number of new faces on offense from the quarterback on down. The vibe around Santa Clara has been positive in the first offseason of Shanahan’s tenure.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".