Report: Colin Kaepernick to start for 49ers

Report: Colin Kaepernick to start for 49ers

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 19: Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers drops back to pass in the first quarter against the Chicago Bears at Candlestick Park on November 19, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

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Posted on November 21, 2012 at 10:41 PM

Updated Thursday, Nov 22 at 9:34 AM

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NEW ORLEANS -- Sports Illustrated is reporting that second-year quarterback Colin Kaepernick will start against the Saints on Sunday.

Kaepernick impressed in his first start of his career on the national stage Monday, when he torched the normally staunch Chicago Bears defense to the tune of 243 yards and two touchdowns.

According to Sports Illustrated, the decision was not based on health. 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh's said earlier in the week that he would play "the hot hand."

If the report proves true, Kaepernick will start in place of Alex Smith, who was held out of action Monday because of a concussion.

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