Is that a fair assessment for a quarterback with just seven regular-season starts under his belt?
If anything, Kaepernick is too low on the list.
In fact, ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski thinks Kaepernick has the all-around ability to one day emerge as the league's top quarterback.
Top 100 Players of 2013
It's not just Kaepernick's cannon arm and crazy legs that will keep him afloat. It's become evident this offseason that he already is one of the hardest workers on the team and an emerging offensive leader. It's no small advantage, also, to be placed in the hands of one of the most creative offensive coaching staffs in the league.
It will be a major surprise if Kaepernick does not become a mainstay on the Top 100 list.