Colin Kaepernick’s Continued Rise Will Define San Francisco 49ers’ Season

September 7, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

On the eve of the 2013 NFL season kicking off for a majority of the league, optimism is rampant for the San Francisco 49ers. 
And for good reason.
The 49ers were one missed defensive holding/pass interference call away from tying the Pittsburgh Steelers for the most Super Bowl wins in league history. They bring back Jim Harbaugh, arguably the league's best head coach, for a third season. Although they lost a couple key players in free agency, the front office worked hard on draft night and on the bargain bin of the open market to find great value.
According to the oddsmakers, that push has worked. Bovada has San Francisco installed as the favorites to win the NFC Conference Championship, and just behind the record-setting Denver Broncos as the likeliest Super Bowl winner. 
But the Yay Area is buzzing with Super Bowl hype because of the man under center, Colin Kaepernick.
The former Nevada standout took over for the injured Alex Smith in Week...

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