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Kaepernick an intriguing Vikings option

Colin Kaepernick (Dave Martin/AP)

While the Vikings search for a quarterback of the future, there could be a second-round option to develop. Colin Kaepernick has been overcoming the odds since childhood and continues to improve his game. He talked about the challenges on and off the football field at the Senior Bowl.

The only quarterback in the 2011 NFL Draft that seems to have a consensus of opinions is Missouri's Blaine Gabbert. But the talented, tall quarterback could be a top-10 pick, leaving the Vikings at No. 12 with a major decision that could impact the franchise for years to come: Do they pick a quarterback they aren't convinced can be the next "face of the franchise," select a player at a different...

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