Here is the opening to my Tuesday column:
SANTA CLARA — It’s an off-day for 49ers football. The Green Bay game recedes in the rearview mirror. The Seattle game looms in the distance. And that means it’s time for a midweek thought question:
Is Colin Kaepernick more advanced than Joe Montana and Steve Young at a similar stage of their careers?
We are not asking if Kaepernick is better or will be better or is nicer. We are asking where they stand — and stood — at this stage, Season Three.
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