Colin Kaepernick gets his shot: An inside look at the 49ers’ quarterback switch
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Feb 2, 2013
11, and going with untested Colin Kaepernick for the rest of the season. Apparently Kaepernick passed the test, because the 49ers were sold. Maiocco wrote about he entire process of the San Francisco 49ers changing quarterbacks, all the way back to a great story about Harbaugh being a little competitive on his pre-draft visit with Kaepernick. Thanks to Comcast SportsNet Bay Area's Matt Maiocco, one of the best and most thorough beat writers covering the NFL, we have an inside look at why Harbaugh made a huge gamble that changed the course of the entire season. But many of the coaches and analysts in New Orleans this week believe the zone read is here to stay ? at least among teams that have a quarterback athletic and tough enough to run it.