NEW ORLEANS – Here’s what Kaepernick said after the game about his performance against the Saints.
Q: Were you a good QB today?
KAEPERNICK: I think so. We got a win. That’s all that really matters.
Q: What did you think of the noise?
KAEPERNICK: It was loud at times. We had to make sure we communicated the play well. There was a couple of plays we had a little confusion as far as hearing. Other than that we got settled in.
Q: Was it tough preparing on a short week?
KAEPERNICK: You have to grind like you do every week, make sure you know your stuff. No one’s going to put on your record that you had a short week if you lose. It really doesn’t matter.
Q: When did you know you would start?
KAEPERNICK: Last night
Q: What time?
KAEPERNICK: 10 o’clock. He told the team. He said, “Kap will be our starter tomorrow.”
Q: Where did you learn read option?
KAEPERNICK: That’s what we learned in college.
Q: What about today’s touchdown run?
KAEPERNICK: We got a perfect read. Our receivers made great blocks.
Q: Where is your confidence level?
KAEPERNICK: It makes you that much more confident especially when you get two wins against great teams.
Q:What happened on the interception?
KAEPERNICK: Didn’t get the snap clean. Should have checked it down. I was trying to make a play out of something I really shouldn’t have.
Q: What did you think when Coach said you would start?
KAEPERNICK: Let’s go out and win.
Q: How fortunate are you to play with such a good defense?
KAEPERNICK: It’s a blessing. Today they got 14 points for us so that made it that much easier for us as an offense.
Q: What was your best throw today?
KAEPERNICK: The scramble to Crabtree down the sideline.