Colin Kaepernick may become the highest paid quarterback in NFL history, it’s simply about when at this point.
Ian Rapoport is reporting that the 49ers and representatives for Kaepernick have started negotiations on a new deal.
#49ers and reps for QB Colin Kaepernick met last night to begin preliminary contract negotiations for the QB. They had dinner.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) February 22, 2014
The team has mentioned that a new contract for Kaepernick was among their top offseason priorities and it’s never to early to start working out the kinks of a monster deal.
Kaepernick is in the final year of his rookie contract and will make $1.073 million for the 2014 season.