Benched San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick spoke to the media today and responded to head coach Jim Tomsula saying, "I want Colin to step back and breath."
Cam Inman of The Mercury News posted the following video on Twitter of Kaepernick's response to what Tomsula had to say.
Colin Kaepernick on if he needs this breather, as Jim Tomsula said upon QB switch pic.twitter.com/crVDP6O9xU— Cam Inman (@CamInman) November 6, 2015
QB Blaine Gabbert will get the start for the 49ers on Sunday when they face the Atlanta Falcons at Levi's Stadium.
Kaepernick says didn't need midseason break to get mind right. "Been thru full seasons. I'm not mentally incapable of going through things."— Cam Inman (@CamInman) November 6, 2015
Kaepernick: I'll support my teammates and support Blaine in everything they do, because they've been good to me.— Cam Inman (@CamInman) November 6, 2015
Here is the full video of Kaepernick's first interview with the media after being benched in favor of Gabbert.
Colin Kaepernick Speaks to Media about QB Change
Colin Kaepernick: 'I'm not out of breath'
Kaepernick says pressure never was too great, disagrees that he needed a break
Kaepernick on benching: 'I'll support my teammates and Blaine, because they've been good to me'
The Mercury News
CSN Bay Area
Transcript: Kaepernick talks getting benched