The San Francisco 49ers are a mess.
Three seasons removed from a Super Bowl appearance and less than two years since the last of their three straight NFC championship berths, the 49ers are 2-6 and basically starting over.
And if that means benching a guy on his birthday, so be it.
On Monday, Coach Mike Tomsula told reporters, "We're evaluating everyone." Later that day, the team traded veteran tight end Vernon Davis to the Denver Broncos for sixth-round draft picks in 2016 and '17.
But the main position everyone was wondering about was quarterback. Would struggling starter Colin Kaepernick keep his job or would the 49ers turn to Blaine...