San Francisco 49ers Will Play Colin Kaepernick Despite The Fact He Disrespected The Flag [VIDEO]

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San Francisco 49ers head coach Chip Kelly has announced that Colin Kaepernick will play Thursday against the San Diego Chargers.

“We plan on playing Kap in the game just because he’s only got 13 snaps so far in the preseason,” Kelly told the media(RELATED: Millionaire NFL Quarterback Has Mind-Boggling Reason For Refusal To Stand For National Anthem)

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SANTA CLARA, CA – AUGUST 26: Quarterback Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers throws a pass against the Green Bay Packers in the first half of their preseason football game at Levi’s Stadium on August 26, 2016 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Kaepernick kicked off a massive firestorm after he refused to stand for the national anthem before a game against the Green Bay Packers.

Kelly also told the media he did not speak with Kaepernick about his decision to sit during the national anthem. (RELATED: Hookstead’s Hot Take: America Stood Up For Colin Kaepernick. He Should Stand For The Flag)


There had been reports that the dual-threat quarterback would be cut before the game against the Chargers, but it looks like Kelly but an end to those rumors. (RELATED: REPORT: Colin Kaepernick Could Be Cut Before Next Preseason Game)

Thursday night is also “Salute to Military” night in San Diego. That will make things very interesting.

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