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Colin Kaepernick back in the starting lineup for the 49ers

Divisional Playoffs - Green Bay Packers v San Franciso 49ers

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 12: Quarterback Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates after running in a touchdown in the first quarter against the Green Bay Packers during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Candlestick Park on January 12, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

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The 49ers would take it if Colin Kaepernick takes another knee during a game.

Because it would mean their starting quarterback is closing out a win.

Coach Chip Kelly just told reporters that Kaepernick would return to the starting quarterback job for the 49ers, replacing Blaine Gabbert.

Kaepernick hasn’t started a game since Nov. 1, 2015, and an offseason full of surgeries kept him from taking the job away from the ineffective Gabbert sooner.

Since then, he’s become a national weathervane, after protesting police brutality and racial inequality by taking a knee during the national anthem.

Now we’ll see if he can lead a team on the field again, and return to the form he showed when he helped them to a Super Bowl.