PITTSBURGH (93-7 The Fan) – Former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Kordell Stewart joins Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan’s Ron Cook live on Super Bowl XLVII’s Radio Row.
Stewart thinks that a San Francisco 49ers win on Sunday will cement the age of the athletic quarterback in the NFL.READ MORE: Local Communities, Police Departments Celebrate National Night Out
“That ‘quarterback-sitting-in-the-pocket’ thing is over. It’s dead, it’s done,” he declares. “The mobile quarterback is really relevant – and has been for some time – but people will have no choice but to accept it now.”READ MORE: PPG Paints Arena Recommending Masks Inside
Still, Stewart explains why the game may rest on Kaepernick’s arm instead of his legs.
“He’s going to have to be able to throw the football,” says Stewart. “He can’t be like the Tim Tebows of the world where he can only run the football. He’s going to have to be able to throw the football on a consistent basis.”MORE NEWS: Families Of Dayton Mass Shooting Victims Sue Maker Of 100-Round Magazine Used By Gunman
Stewart also looks back fondly on his days in Pittsburgh, and remembers how the tougher times of his Steeler career helped make him a better man.