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Harbaugh defends Kaepernick

49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh said Thursday that he's puzzled by the media criticism that has been directed at quarterback Colin Kaepernick. During a news conference Harbaugh added that he thought his QB was doing a "heck of a job." So far this season Kaepernick has thrown for 1,820 yards, along with 11 touchdowns and 7 interceptions. Do you expect Kaepernick's play to improve this season? Cast your vote.

How much blame does Colin Kaepernick deserve for the 49ers being 3.5 games out of first place in the NFC West?

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  • Right now the 49ers are 6-4. If Alex Smith were still the 49ers' QB, what would their record be?

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  • What are you expecting from Colin Kaepernick the rest of the season?

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  • Who would you rather have starting for you over the next five years?

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  • Which team will win Monday's game in Washington? (8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN/WatchESPN)

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  • Which NFC team is your pick to make the Super Bowl?

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  • Will the 49ers win a Super Bowl with Colin Kaepernick as their starter?

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