FOXBORO, Ma. – The 49ers beat the Patriots 41-34 and clinched a playoff berth. Here is the grade for Colin Kaepernick.
Colin Kaepernick: A-. He outplayed Tom Brady in Foxboro in the freezing rain. Kaepernick threw four touchdown passes, one a rocket to Michael Crabtree between three defenders. Kaepernick averaged 8.6 yards per attempt and his QB rating was 107.7.
He fumbled four times, but his only turnover was an interception in the end zone.
Kaepernick’s errors were troubling, but they didn’t hurt the 49ers in this game. He was the 49ers most valuable player.