49ers Rookie RB Claims Colin Kaepernick Owes Him New Thumb

By Rachel Wold

Apparently working with the legendary Kurt Warner has done wonders for San Francisco 49ers starting quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s arm strength strength. Rookie running back Mike Davis posted a tweet after catching only one pass from Kap during the team’s OTA’s.

https://twitter.com/MikeDavisRB/status/601458564465434626

Speaking up an Kap’s dynamic pass that tweaked his thumb, Davis had this to say (via Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com).

“My thumb is good, man. It was just one day,” Davis said. My thumb was messed up because of Kap, but I’m all right…Kap, man, [has] a lot of power. I didn’t know he could throw the ball that hard. As I can see yesterday, I can tell how hard he can throw it.”

“I didn’t know it was coming that fast and it hit my thumb. I still caught it, but it was crazy.”

It is reported that the team would like Davis to line up as a receiver on occasion since he is coming off 66 receptions during his final two years at South Carolina. If this is the case, then Kaepernick might have to ease off the ball speed just a bit.

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