Here is the opening to my Sunday column about Jim Harbaugh’s leadership.

This is in praise of Jim Harbaugh. He demonstrated fierce, wise, tenacious leadership in one case, for sure, the Case of Colin Kaepernick vs. Alex Smith. This is the kind of leadership he can build on — must build on as this season plays out. Let’s examine what he did well.

He identified Kaepernick as the better quarterback. That means he knows what he’s looking at, knows what will win, knows what he wants.

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