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Who should start at QB for Jets, 49ers?

Kaepernick, McElroy Sam Farmer Los Angeles Times Colin Kaepernick and Greg McElroy should be the starters. It's not as if 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh can keep flipping back and forth between Kaepernick and Alex Smith and expect those psyches to stay intact. In the eight quarters before Smith's concussion, he had completed 32 of 35 for five touchdowns with no interceptions. Now that he has been benched, a major blow to his ego, Smith might not be the same quarterback coming back. Kaepernick has a greater potential for explosive plays, and he made some in the loss to the Rams. As for McElroy, he provided the only spark in the Jets' 7-6 win over the Cardinals, and directed the...

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