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Tale of the tape

NFC Championship Tale Of The Tape: Colin Kaepernick Vs. Russell Wilson

Despite being a five seed, it is not a huge surprise that the San Francisco 49ers have returned to the NFC Championship for the third straight year. Underdogs for the first time this postseason, can Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers get another road win to return to the Super Bowl? To do so, they’ll have to beat a Seattle team that has been nearly unbeatable at home with Russell Wilson at quarterback. These two young, dual-threat signal callers go head-to-head on Sunday.

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Colin Kaepernick

Russell Wilson

26 Age 25
6’4”, 230 pounds Size 5’11”, 206 pounds
4.53 seconds 40-Yard Dash Time 4.55 seconds
Round 2, Pick 36 (2011) Drafted (NFL) Round 3, Pick 75 (2012)
Round 43, Pick 1310 (2009) Drafted (MLB) Round 41, Pick 1222 (2007)
3,197 yards, 25 TDs (total), 8 interceptions Regular Season Stats (2013) 3,357 yards, 27 TDs (total), 9 interceptions
Kissing bicep Touchdown Celebration Understated
Appeared on GQ cover in September, exposing elaborate chest tattoos Off-Field Notoriety Name-dropped by Eminem in hit song “Monster”
501,159 (@Kaepernick7) Twitter Followers 510,666 (@DangeRussWilson)

The winner is

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Colin Kaepernick
6 out of 9

Despite the 49ers being the underdogs in the NFC Championship, we've got Colin Kaepernick with the edge on Russell Wilson.
-Andrew Kahn, CBS Local Sports contributor

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