49ers new starting QB is Colin Kaepernick.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 11, 2016
Excerpted From ESPN: After five weeks of watching quarterback Blaine Gabbert struggle, San Francisco 49ers coach Chip Kelly is making a change.
Kelly on Tuesday named Colin Kaepernick his starting quarterback for Sunday’s game against Buffalo, a decision that comes following weeks of speculation.
“Just to announce, we’re going to make a move at quarterback and we’re going to start Colin this week and give him an opportunity to run with the ones,” Kelly said. “I believe you’ve got to do it at the beginning of the week just because of how reps are distributed.”
“I think I’ve always been confident,” Kaepernick said. “It’s something that I’m ready to step on that field, I’m ready to play. It’s been about a year since live game action. So, I’m itching to get out there.” Keep reading