Coaches come and go in San Francisco, but the adulation for beleaguered backup quarterback Blaine Gabbert remains just as strong.
New coach Jim Tomsula was even more effusive on Thursday.
Gabbert completed just 46.8 percent of his preseason passes last summer for a meager passer rating of 54.0, not far off the career marks of 53.2 and 66.8 that spelled the premature end to his Jacksonville career.
Maybe he's right about Gabbert as a key building block on his revamped roster.
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