Chip Kelly announced Tuesday afternoon that now former backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick would be elevated to starter for the team’s Week 6 game against the Buffalo Bills.
The 49ers were off to a 1-4 start with Blaine Gabbert, because why wouldn’t they be.
Following the announcement, a source close to the 49ers QB leaked his text message inbox:
Colin Kaepernick’s phone has been blowing up since being named 49ers starting QB: pic.twitter.com/hfDxO9q2uR
— NOTSportsCenter™ (@NOTSportsCenter) October 11, 2016