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Colin Kaepernick in his Brewers cap

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is now the source of outrage among Niners fans everywhere. Why? He wore a Milwaukee Brewers cap during an interview with NFL Network this week.

With the Green Bay Packers coming to town, that raised a few eyebrows.

So why would Kaepernick don such a heretical piece of headgear? Well, he was born in Wisconsin, lived there until he was four and grew up a Green Bay Packers fan. Apparently, he’s a Brewers fan too.

Traitor! Judas!

It’s kind of like how Aaron Rodgers grew up in Northern California as a 49ers fan. Of course, he wasn’t wearing a Giants baseball cap this week, so it’s not exactly the same.

Kaepernick’s biggest sin may be that he’s becoming the anti-Alex Smith — the guy who’s job he took. Smith has been known for sporting a Giants cap and he isn’t covered with tattoos. You know, the safe option you can bring home to meet your old man.

Kaepernick goes against the grain, much like he does on the football field. While Smith is throwing the safe six-yard passes all game, Kaepernick is scrambling around and taking shots down field.

San Francisco appears to prefer the latter approach to the game, so they’ll have to deal with stuff like Kaepernick representing Wisconsin at what may be an inappropriate time, I guess.

Monty McMahon

Monty McMahon is one of the founders of Total Packers. He is probably the most famous graduate of UW-Oshkosh next to Jim Gantner.



  1. brad January 12, 2013

    Please don’t give me a reason to like him, even just a little bit.

  2. Vijay January 12, 2013

    He is straight up gansgta and he gonna throw the ball to our DBs today, yo!

  3. Drunk On Don Q January 12, 2013

    Kaepernick is alright! Tonight he won’t be. After that he’ll be fine.

  4. flyboy7588 January 12, 2013

    Well the Packer D made Kaepernick look like a super star tonight. Did anyone bother to tell our defense that they had a playoff game to play tonight??? Time for Caper to go. He actually should have been fired last year. Another wasted season. Disgusting. Just a pathetic showing by the defensive unit.

  5. icebowl January 13, 2013