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Kaepernick, Flacco Prove Change Is Good

CSNPhilly.com

It might not seem like it at first, but this is what you want, Super Bowl fans: a matchup of quarterbacks so new, fresh and on the cusp of something big that there’s no chance you’re going to be bored in the title game.

Between them, the Baltimore Ravens’ Joe Flacco and the San Francisco 49ers’ Colin Kaepernick have played seven seasons in the NFL (five for Flacco, two for Kaepernick). But that very newness is refreshing and signals the arrival of at least one and maybe two new stars.

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