Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 6/6/13
San Francisco quarterback Colt McCoy went from the out house to the penthouse in one offseason. Mired in the quarterback mess in Cleveland, he now has a warm and comfy role as the No. 2 QB on the 49ers roster. Working with a QB master in Jim Harbaugh, McCoy’s career is getting back on track, he knows what is expected from him and that there isn’t any musical chairs going on. McCoy is entering his fourth NFL season  and he started 21 games his first two seasons with the Browns, however, he received a familiar face in coach Eric Mangini, hired this week as a 49ers offensive consultant. Mangini felt McCoy had the potential in Cleveland, but once he was fired, McCoy fell into the black pit called the Browns QB competition with Brandon Weeden. That is all behind him now and he has shown that he’s not only capable; he’s thriving in Harbaugh’s offense. "In my role, I'd love to help him in any way I can," McCoy said, via Matt Maiocca of CSN Bay Area. "We communicate on the field. He's smart in what we're doing. He understands the system, the run game, the pass game. "This is a game-plan specific offense, but during practice, there are things that come up.’Hey, Kap, what do we got here? What did you see there? What's the coverage?' Different things. He's been very helpful. He's an amazing athlete. He's fast, strong. It's a time for all of us to get better, and Kap is doing a great job." "My goal, my focus right now, is to learn the system," McCoy said. "What are we trying to do? Run game, pass game, offensively. So that's my approach. I feel like I'm doing well with the twos. It's going well, but still I have a lot for improvement. "There are good things and bad things at practice every day. I just have to continue to learn. Kap is helping a lot, being able to watch him do the quarterback-driven run game stuff, that's a little bit new. And the pass game is coming along. I really have to continue to stay focused. I'm a competitor, so when we're out at practice, I want it to work."  
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