• Jim Trotter: 49ers players continue to marvel at Kaepernick's star turn

    Summary of 11 articles · Updated Nov 29, 2012
    Kaepernick is fourth in the N.F.L. It’s not that Kaepernick gives the 49ers the best chance to beat the Rams Sunday. Kaepernick brings a dimension to the 49ers’ passing game that Smith hasn’t shown. Harbaugh wasn't talking much, but some numbers from Kaepernick's brief starting tenure say a mouthful about how his rocket arm and uncommon escape-ability have given the 49ers' offense a different dimension. ESPN defines duress as when quarterbacks throw or scramble after being forced from the pocket, or when a defender has a clear path in the quarterback's line of sight, or when the quarterback has to alter his regular throwing motion or is forced to move within the pocket due to pressure.
    Source: CNNSI.com
    • Jim Harbaugh's decision to start Colin Kaepernick over Alex Smith has GIANT intentions for the San Francisco 49ers

      It's not that Colin Kaepernick gives the 49ers the best chance to beat the Rams Sunday. It's that he gives them the best chance to beat the Giants. That's why Jim Harbaugh is making the bold move with his young quarterback.
    • Week 13 N.F.L. Game Probabilities: Why Kaepernick Is Right Pick

      Colin Kaepernick brings a dimension to the 49ers' passing game that Alex Smith, who tends to rely on shorter patterns, hasn't shown.
      Source: nytimes.com
    • Rams notes: QB Kaepernick to start for 49ers vs. Rams

      Jenkins honored as NFC defensive player of the week.
    • Early analysis on Colin Kaepernick

      Early analysis on Colin Kaepernick Observations from 49erland, guaranteed fresh, no preservatives or additives, unless you count coffee: After Sunday's win in New Orleans, safety Donte Whitner mentioned that players are required to arrive at team headqu…
      Source: sfgate.com
    • Wk #13 49ers vs Rams — The Rematch!

      A win against the SF 49ers this weekend would be very exciting.  Of the 5 games remaining in the 2012 season, the 49ers are by far the Rams’ toughest opponent.  The 49ers are coming off a QB controversy, but unfortunately it is not the kind of thing t
      Source: ramsgab.com
    • Stop the presses: Harbaugh picks Kaepernick

      Well, Jim Harbaugh had us all on pins and needles. After waiting as long as he reasonably could, Harbaugh declared moments ago what everyone already knew, that his new starting quarterback is Colin Kaepernick. “Colin, we believe, has the hot hand and we
    • Mixed messages in switch to Kaepernick

      San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh has named Colin Kaepernick his starting quarterback against the St. Louis Rams in Week 13. One potential reason: Kaepernick's ability to turn negative plays into positive ones. 2012 Niners QBs Under Duress Kaeperni…
      Source: ESPN.com

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