Gabbert, who started Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons in place of a benched Colin Kaepernick, completed 15 of 25 passes for 185 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions to lead San Francisco to a 17–16 win.
“He had a nice day on third down,” Tomsula told reporters Monday. “Very confident, [and he] knew where he wanted to go, and what he wanted to do. He put the ball where it needed to go on the field; the distribution of the ball was good.”
The 49ers (3–6) will travel to Seattle to face the Seahawks (4–4) on Nov. 22 after a bye this week.
- Kayla Lombardo