Colin Kaepernick to Become 49ers Starting QB
Can he bring ’em to their knees? The Milwaukee native has been tipped by coach Chip Kelly to take over from Blaine Gabbert on Sunday when San Francisco faces Buffalo — a move Kelly says is all about boosting offense. The second-round 2011 draft pick has been making waves by kneeling during the national anthem to protest mistreatment of Black Americans, and his ascension comes as the team tries to restructure his contract and injury guarantee. So all eyes are on whether Kaepernick signs the dotted line before Sunday.