Here is the opening to my Sunday column about Colin Kaepernick:

I’m going to make two assumptions. I don’t think I’m going out on a limb by any means, but I am making assumptions.



NFL Week 12

49ers (7-2-1) at Saints (5-5)

Time: 1:25 p.m.
TV: Fox Ch. 2
Radio: 680 AM

Assumption No. 1: Colin Kaepernick will start today’s game at quarterback against the Saints.

I make this assumption even though at his Friday media session, Jim Harbaugh was mum on the subject. “Again, it’s just not something we think is an advantage for us to talk about,” he said when asked who will start the game. “And you may have your opinions on it. It’s unorthodox. So be it. You can call me names if you want, or make sport of me. But, that’s the way we’re going to go about it.”

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