San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick will start Super Bowl XLVII next Sunday.
With just seven days remaining until Super Bowl XLVII, I thought I’d take some time to reflect. The 2012 NFL season has been the breakthrough year for the “Read-Option” offense.
It began in 2010 with Tim Tebow when he was a Denver Bronco. It continued in 2011 with Cam Newton of the Carolina Panthers. This year, rookies Robert Griffith III, and Russell Wilson have taken this philosophy to new heights.
The most successful quarterback to run this type of offense so far is San Francisco’s Colin Kaepernick. The 49ers signal caller will start next week’s big game. When Alex Smith was injured some 10 weeks ago, Kaepernick was called upon and the offense was adjusted for his abilities.
For years many have said the option was a college offense only and would never work in the National Football League. This new bread of quarterback has changed that sentiment and defenses have been scrambling to adjust a...