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Smith tells Kaepernick to 'keep on moving' (0:38)
Tommie Smith weighs in on Kaepernick's decision (4:50)
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7hJohn Clayton

Best quarterback fits for Vikings

Could the Vikings turn to Colin Kaepernick to fill in for the injured Teddy Bridgewater? John Clayton thinks the 49ers QB is Minnesota's best option. Here's who else the Vikings could target.

Bowman aiming to get 'old self' back in 2016 (0:29)

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

The 49ers made their final two roster moves to get to 75 players on Tuesday and one of them is a big blow. Receiver Bruce Ellington (hamstring) has been placed on injured reserve, ending his season before it began. He suffered the injury against Green Bay last week and has not practiced this week. The team traded for slot receiver Jeremy Kerley earlier this week, a sign that Ellington's injury was serious. The team also released LB Jason Fanaika to get to the league-mandated 75 players before the deadline.

QB position for 49ers is no shoo-in (1:51)
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Harrison sorry for saying Kaepernick 'not black'

Rodney Harrison has apologized after criticizing Colin Kaepernick and his refusal to stand for the national anthem while suggesting that the QB isn't black and doesn't understand racism.

Is method of protest hurting Kaepernick's message? (3:49)
Rodney Harrison says Kaepernick's 'not black' (1:10)
Former college protester offers advice to Kaepernick (6:54)
Stephen A. sides with Jim Brown on Kaepernick (2:14)
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Dominik: Kaepernick's future, roster cuts

ESPN NFL Insider Mark Dominik shares his thoughts on the 49ers' plans for Colin Kaepernick, the process of making roster cuts and Mark Sanchez's future.

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

49ers defensive lineman Quinton Dial, who has been battling a knee injury, will not play against the Chargers. Chip Kelly said he expects Dial to be ready to go for the opener against the Rams.

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

Asked how QB Colin Kaepernick is handling the extra attention he's received this week, 49ers coach Chip Kelly said "when he's here, he's all about ball and he's been great with that."

Kelly says 49ers not distracted by Kaepernick speaking out (0:36)

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

49ers coach Chip Kelly says he would like to make a decision on starting QB after Thursday night's preseason finale in San Diego. Announcement could come as soon as Friday. Blaine Gabbert still considered favorite to win the job though Kelly won't tip his hand on that yet.

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

49ers coach Chip Kelly says that QB Colin Kaepernick is one of the team's two best quarterbacks right now and there have been no conversations about releasing him. Kaepernick will play Thursday night against the San Diego Chargers but the amount of snaps has not been determined yet. Kelly says QB Blaine Gabbert won't play against the Chargers.

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12hPat McManamon

Jim Brown '100 percent' supports Kaepernick

Jim Brown stands "100 percent" behind Colin Kaepernick in his decision not to stand for the national anthem before games.

Team Stats

Passing Yards207.329th
Rushing Yards96.521st
Points For14.932nd
Points Against24.218th

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