Yep, saw an nfl.com guy speculating the same thing of twitter. They wanted to move on from Gabbert but didn't want to bench him because it would be embarrassing for Gabbert and the FO didn't want to admit their mistake of drafting him.
That's my exact take.
And a real writer is a Gabbert fan....wow.
After week 1 2015:
Originally Posted by lol, please
Its debatable within our fan base just how much Kaepernick's improved, and if it will be sustained or not, but what no one has had the nerve to say is that he hasn't improved at all.