Originally Posted by kiwitexansfan
It might come down to which of the QBs has the locker rooms support. If the team want Kaepernick, you probably go with him.
You would think. But, I think the coach has got to have the locker room. He's got to be the true leader, not just because he's the coach & they're paid to do what he says, but because there's going to be rough seas ahead.
If the coach isn't the leader, he's going to have dissension regardless which way he chooses. It might start as a few whispers in the locker room, or a few choice statements on the sideline.
That's why QB controversies turn into controversies, the team follows the QB & not the coach. Think Montana Young, better yet, remember how Fisher was allowed to slowly bring McNair along.
If you've got a true leader in a Head-Coah, you won't have a QB controversy. If he says Sanchez is the QB, end of story. The team buys it, doesn't matter what the media says.