During his Monday press conference, San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh was asked today if he had considered playing quarterback Blaine Gabbert in place of Colin Kaepernick or if the team would play him in the future.
Harbaugh simply stated that "Colin's our quarterback."
When asked if there would be any changes to his coaching staff, he said, "No."
When asked about the University of Michigan reaching out to him this past week, Harbaugh replied, "As a principle, I don't talk about any other job, other than the one I have."
When asked if the team's very slim playoff hopes would factor into the decision to get linebacker NaVorro Bowman back on the field this season, he replied, "I think it would be based medically on where his status is and what is best for his football career now and in the future."
The medical staff involved in Bowman's recovery will make a decision by Tuesday on whether he will be added to the 53-man roster or leave him on an injury list that would end his season.
When asked if he thinks that this team is as tough as it has always been, Harbaugh replied, "Yes."
Harbaugh also stated that preliminary results on injured center Marcus Martin (knee) and cornerback Chris Culliver (knee) were good, but that the team is awaiting test results.