Originally written on Checkdown Chatter  |  Last updated 10/19/14
While watching Colin Kaepernick shine for the 49ers on Monday Night Footbal you kind of got the feeling that Alex Smith’s career was flashing before his eyes. Following the game 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh was given the opportunity to affirm his support for the incumbent starter and he chose not to do so. During his post game press conference the coach was asked whether or not the QB could lose his starting job due to injury. In short; his response was that he had no rule on the matter and that the situation would be evaluated throughout the week. Smith, a former first round pick, was seen as a significant bust until he got it together last season. However, that may have changed again tonight. At the end of the first quarter sophomore quarterback Colin Kaepernick boasted an 8/9-126 line with a touchdown pass to Vernon Davis and completions to five different 49ers while Smith was sidelined with a concussion, and Kaepernick continued to impress throughout the evening...
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