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Harbaugh: 49ers will start 'hot hand'

Updated: November 21, 2012, 11:19 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

Jim Harbaugh hinted at a possible quarterback change for the San Francisco 49ers following Colin Kaepernick's impressive performance Monday night against the Chicago Bears.

Kaepernick, who replaced the injured Alex Smith, was outstanding his his first career start, prompting Harbaugh to say that the Niners would "go with the hot hand" next Sunday against the New Orleans Saints.

"I usually tend to go with the guy that has the hot hand and we have two quarterbacks that ...

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