Found December 17, 2012 on NESN.com:
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FOXBORO, Mass. — There aren’t many quarterbacks in football that can say they’ve taken their team into Gillette Stadium and bested Tom Brady. But, on Sunday night, that’s exactly what Colin Kaepernick did. The second-year quarterback took the field in Foxboro with not even a hint of fear in his eyes, and led the first real landmark victory of his young NFL career. Kaepernick entered Brady’s house with limited experience and an unknown expectations. But by the time he boarded the plane back to San Francisco early Monday morning, he had developed a reputation as both a fearless leader and as a winner. “He’s got poise that’s beyond his years,” 49ers head coach Jim Harbuagh said complimenting his young quarterback after the game. That same sentiment was felt about Brady during his first season under center. Brady embodied adjectives like courage, fortitude and desire during that 2001 season, and Kaepernick is beginning to personify those traits this season. It’s not to say that Kaeperni...
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