It was very much like the type of plays Kaepernick and Davis had been consistently producing in training camp.
On his next pass attempt, Kaepernick connected with
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"They're both great players," Kaaepenick said. "They both have great attributes that quarterbacks like. Anquan has great hands - he's a play-maker. He's going after the ball and Vernon has great speed, great ability to get open. So, as a quarterback, those are two people you get the ball to."
Kaepernick then completed another short crossing route to Boldin to pick up a first down. Just like that, the 49ers were in Denver territory and the offense had established early momentum. Boldin caught the low pass and maintained possession with a defender falling on his back.
It was a good sign for the new passing tandem to display their growing chemistry for the first time at Candlestick Park.
"It's very exciting," Kaepernick said. "As a quarterback going through training camp, I've learned with Anquan you can give him a chance on plays like that and more times than not he's going to make that play."
Kaepernick’s best play of the drive, however, was a 12-yard pass to
Kaepernick looked up field and launched a pass across his body to Moore, but it was just short of the first-down marker. The 49ers settled for a 32-yard field goal from
That would be all for Kaepernick, but it was a strong showing for the third-year signal-caller.
He finished the game 4-of-4 with 38 passing yards and six rushing yards on a third-and-short conversion.
"It was good to be back out on the field," Kaepernick said. "It was just good to be playing again."