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49ers' Colin Kaepernick puts Twitter critic on blast

49ers' Colin Kaepernick puts Twitter critic on blast
San Francisco 49ers starting quarterback Colin Kaepernick throws against the Arizona Cardinals on Dec. 28. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)

All San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick wanted to do was share his day with his Twitter followers. But, it is social media, after all, so it was just a matter of time before someone had to hate on No. 7.

That was a big mistake.

Kaepernick, who has more than 719,000 followers on Twitter, blasted the man who chose to take a digital swing at him first.

Kaepernick was applauded by fans and even a few journalists for telling the critic to back off.

It all began like this:

Then someone just had to chime in.

And then it was on.

For the most part, people took Kaepernick's side.

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