Santa Clara, CA (Sports Network) - San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh
announced Wednesday that Colin Kaepernick will make his third straight start
at quarterback on Sunday against the St. Louis Rams.
Kaepernick has been impressive since taking over for Alex Smith, who suffered
a concussion in a Nov. 11 tie against the Rams.
"We believe Colin has the hot hand, and we're going with Colin," Harbaugh
The second-year pro has thrown three touchdown passes and one interception
over the last two games. Kaepernick also has a rushing score during that span.
Smith was cleared to play against the Saints this past Sunday, but Harbaugh
decided to stick with Kaepernick.
The 49ers sit atop the NFC West with an 8-2-1 record.
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