Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 12/10/12
In the 27-13 win for the Niners it was pretty clear who the hero was. The defense played stoutly as it usually does. Aldon Smith came through with 2 sacks. The one player who outshined them all, in my opinion. was San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick. He demonstrated why coach Jim Harbaugh had enough faith in him to take over the reigns as the starter in place of Alex Smith. Kaepernick was efficient going 18-23, 185 YDs 78% Comp PCT, 100.2 QBR. Even more impressive, however, was his mobility. The 50 yard touchdown run with 2:10 left in the 4th quarter was a thing of beauty. The man can flat out fly. He ran the spread option play to perfection and was untouched for the full 50 yards. Young Kaepernick showed that, with his 3-1 record through 4 games, Coach Harbaugh's trust has not been misplaced. He was easily the star of the show!!On the other end of the spectrum is the goat of this game. The zero!! The man that really cost the Dolphins a chance at getting back in the game. Pun...
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