Originally Posted by milkman
The 9ers were never going to a SB with Alex Smith.
With Harbaugh coaching him, he has become an efficient game manager.
Kaepernick is a more dynamic and diverse playmaker with a far higher ceiling.
The 9ers might suffer through the growing pains that a first year starter (2nd year player, not a rookie) goes through, but woll be better long term if he works out.
Couls be a "Cassel in the Pan" too.