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Last week, San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh declined to announce the team’s starting quarterback prior to their game against the New Orleans Saints. Harbaugh cited that he didn’t want to give the other team a competitive edge in game planning. This week however, Harbaugh has had a change of heart and has told reporters that he will formally announce the Niners starting quarterback by mid-week.
San Francisco has the luxury of having two quarterbacks on their roster capable of leading the team to victories. Second-year quarterback Colin Kaepernick received his second career start this past Sunday and recorded his second consecutive win. Alex Smith has been suffering from effects of a concussion and should be ready to roll again this week.
Harbaugh has been non-committal to tab one quarterback or the other as the team’s official starter. Harbaugh’s actions though have contributed to a full blown quarterback controversy for the team, not something the Niners really need as th...
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Jim Harbaugh has watched each of his two quarterbacks lead the San Francisco 49ers to big wins in hostile, road environments - Alex Smith in the season opener at Green Bay's Lambeau Field back in September, and Colin Kaepernick on Sunday at the New Orleans Superdome.
Which one gets the ball on Sunday at St. Louis? Harbaugh is still mum on that, though he did say Monday he will...
Jim Harbaugh has watched each of his two quarterbacks lead the 49ers to big wins in hostile, road environments – Alex Smith in the season opener at Green Bay's Lambeau Field back in September among others, and Colin Kaepernick on Sunday at the New Orleans Superdome. Which one gets the ball on Sunday when the 49ers travel to St. Louis?
Jim Harbaugh announced today that Colin Kaepernick will start this week against the St Louis Rams. Harbaugh said that Colin, I believe has the hot hand and we’ll go with Colin. Of course he finished that sentence with, ‘and we’ll go with Alex. Both our guys.’
This really shouldn’t come as a surprise, the offense under Kaepernick just seems much more explosive. Regardless...
Cancel the quarterback controversy. Colin Kaepernick will be the San Francisco 49ers' starting quarterback against the St. Louis Rams this Sunday and should remain the starter into the foreseeable future until or unless some catastrophic event takes place. And only coach Jim Harbaugh can determine what, exactly, would constitute such an event. At his press conference Wednesday...
It looks like 49ers Colin Kaepernick has hotter hands than Alex Smith. Jim Harbaugh stated today that Kaepernick will get the start when San Francisco takes on the St. Louis Rams. During a talk today Coach Harbaugh said ”The rationale is we have two quarterbacks that we feel great about as a starting quarterback. ‘Both have earned it, both deserve it. Alex over a long period...
Following San Francisco’s 31-21 victory over the Saints on Sunday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh refused to reveal if the proven Alex Smith or upstart Colin Kaepernick will be the team’s starting quarterback. … Continue reading →
San Francisco 409ers head coach Jim Harbaugh has announced that Colin Kaepernick will be their starting quarterback going forward.
Jim Harbaugh announces 49ers starting QB: Kaepernick.
— Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoCSN) November 28, 2012
From the begining I’ve believe Kaepernick gives the 49ers the best chance to win, so I believe this is the best move for them.
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Your NFL Truths for Week 13:
10. It's obvious Jim Harbaugh has a guilty conscience about benching Alex Smith. That's the only explanation for Harbaugh's bizarre statement about Smith still being San Francisco...
Coach Jim Harbaugh announced that QB Colin Kaepernick will be the starter for the 49ers in Week 13.Fantasy Spin:Kaepernick wasn't nearly as good against New Orleans as he was against the Chicago. As opponents see more of Kaepernick they will likely develop a better defensive game plan. The San Francisco quarterback situation will continue to be a week-to-week proposition.
Scared money makes no money. Going into the matchup between San Francisco and New Orleans, we could infer that coach Jim Harbaugh gambled with house money from week eleven. He cashed in Sunday afternoon as Colin Kaepernick proved to be the right choice leading the 49ers to a 31-21 win. The Niners will stay in the driver’s seat to win the NFC West division while their entire organization...
This week's Straight Outta Stockton could easily be renamed Straight Outta Aikman as the lead NFL on Fox analyst had a rough time during yesterday's Saints-49ers game. While a few of those are noted below, I have to pay tribute to the work Aikman is doing to the English language. Multiple times during Sunday's telecast, Aikman said "I don't disagree"...