SANTA CLARA -- Colin Kaepernick will remain limited to a series or two when Levi's Stadium welcomes in the 49ers for Sunday's exhibition debut there. That means Blaine Gabbert will get quite the stage to redeem himself.

Gabbert is looking to resurrect a career that went askew with the Jacksonville Jaguars the past three seasons. His 49ers debut wasn't pretty, either: 3 of 11 passing for 20 yards with one interception in last Thursday's 23-3 loss at Baltimore.

Coach Jim Harbaugh said he is "very pleased" with how Gabbert has come along this training camp, as well as since the 49ers acquired him in an April trade for a sixth-round draft pick.

"He had a couple of very good throws, missed a couple, as we said right after the game," Harbaugh said. "It was a good first step. He's continued to compete well."

Gabbert left the exhibition opener at halftime, and he was followed by Josh Johnson. McLeod Bethel-Thompson played the final series.

Asked specifically if the No. 2 quarterback job is up for grabs, Harbaugh responded: "A lot of jobs are up for grabs at this point. Nothing set in stone."

Kaepernick played only the first series against the Ravens, completing his only pass attempt, a 17-yarder to tight end Vance McDonald.

"We'll have the same plan going into this game," Harbaugh said.


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