Originally written December 03, 2012 on Fox Sports:
Two weeks ago, inspired by the San Francisco 49ers 32-7 Week 11 blowout win over the Chicago Bears at the hands of first-time starter Colin Kaepernick, I wrote that I had yet to meet a head coach that wants to deal with a quarterback controversy. I explained that coaches like stability and certainty while quarterback controversies breed the exact opposite ... distraction and division. While I have yet to meet that coach that wants a quarterback controversy, I did see two coaches embrace one this weekend. Not surprisingly, one of those teams is the aforementioned San Francisco 49ers as coach Jim Harbaugh has fueled the fire by not naming a permanent starter moving forward and instead will play the "hot hand." The second team may catch you off guard, not because the starting quarterback was in fact benched in favor of the backup, but because of who that backup happened to be yesterday. The Jets aren't new to the controversy conversation as the division and distraction ...
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