Why is 49ers Shanahan delaying call for Nick Mullens encore?

first_imgSANTA CLARA — Nick Mullens’ acclaimed debut Thursday night did not prompt 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan to entrench him as their starting quarterback going forward.But check back next week, likely on Thursday when Shanahan next meets the media.With players given four days off after a 34-3 rout of the Raiders, Shanahan is reluctant to announce that Mullens will get an encore start Nov. 12, when they host the New York Giants on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.”“I don’t need to decide it yet,” …last_img

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