Colin Kapernick

Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Debate About Kaepernick, Other Top QBs: In Pocket Or On The Move?

“I think it’s you watch him run and you advise him, give him tips. Certainly, the whole team is coached on how to run, protect the football,” 49ers offensive coordinator Greg Roman says of Kaepernick, who set a postseason record for yards rushing by a quarterback.


Alex Smith. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Alex Smith Handling Backup Role With Unselfishness, Class

Now relegated to a backup role with the NFC champions, Alex Smith’s time in the Big Easy leading up to Sunday’s Super Bowl against Baltimore is hardly how he envisioned it.


GLENDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 25: wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald #11 of the Arizona Cardinals during the NFL game against the St. Louis Rams at the University of Phoenix Stadium on November 25, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. The Rams defeated the Cardinals 31-17. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

49ers and Cardinals Feature Two Teams Headed In Opposite Directions

The NFC West showdown between the San Francisco 49ers and Arizona Cardinals, at least on paper, is a complete mismatch. The 49ers are the division leader, preparing for the playoffs, while the Cardinals sit in last place and are getting ready for next year.


San Francisco 49ers v St. Louis Rams

Harbaugh Sticking With Kaepernick At Quarterback Against Miami

Colin Kaepernick’s first two weeks as the 49ers’ starting quarterback quashed any notion of a “controversy.” But after an overtime loss to the Rams on Sunday, plenty of questions about his viability as the starter emerged.


Quarterbacks Alex Smith #11 and Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers prepare to take the field for the start of the NFC Divisional playoff game against the New Orleans Saints at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Harbaugh: 49ers Could Mix And Match Quarterbacks

Alex Smith is supportive of Colin Kaepernick’s success, even if the second-year pro takes Smith’s starting job as 49ers quarterback.