The 49ers revealed Friday that No. 36 overall pick Colin Kaepernick recently underwent surgery to repair an injury on his lower left leg.
“It’s nothing serious at all,” Kaepernick assured. I’ll be ready for the season, ready for camp.”
The 49ers released a statement expressing full confidence that Kaepernick will be fine before the season, and confirming they “were fully aware of the injury at the time of the draft. The 49ers have no concerns.”
San Francisco views Kaepernick as their long-term signal caller and will receive tutoring from Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck on learning the pro style type offense that head coach Jim Harbugh likes run, which is a complete change than the ‘Pistol offense Kaepernick ran at Nevada.
Meanwhile, the 49ers will keep their options open once the NFL resumes business. Harbaugh has made it known publicly that