Colin Kaepernick creeps up Jaws' rankings

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Colin Kaepernick went 4-0 in the second quarter of the season.

However, he barely moved up in Ron Jaworski’s midseason quarterback rankings. In an Insider piece, Jaworski has Kaepernick ranked No. 15.Insider Kaepernick was No. 16 in the previous rankings.

I think Jaws missed the point here. Sure, Kaepernick’s numbers are not great. But he is making a huge impact, and is a big reason why the 49ers have won five straight.

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Grantland.com has a look at the read-option and how Kaepernick figures in.

In an Insider piece, Mel Kiper Jr. thinks Kaepernick and rookie tight end Vance McDonald will thrive down the stretch.Insider

The National Football Post reports 49ers' running back Frank Gore is among a group of NFL players who have filed a lawsuit claiming they were scammed out of millions. Gore reportedly lost more than $1 million.

The Denver-Kansas City game has been flexed to the Sunday night game in Week 11. There was some speculation the 49ers’ game at New Orleans could be flexed. San Francisco’s Dec. 8 game against NFC West rival Seattle may be a prime candidate to be moved to the night slot.