10 Things to Know About Colin Kaepernick

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Ye Ole Switcheroo and Controversy

Though Smith was cleared to play a few weeks later, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh benched Smith in favor of Kaepernick, whose on-the-field prowess helped lead the team to the upcoming NFC West Championship on Jan. 20. They will face the Atlanta Falcons. (Photo: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)