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49ers fans are ready for Colin Kaepernick to replace Blaine Gabbert. Chip Kelly might be ready too.

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An ugly loss to the Cardinals on Thursday night has the 49ers coach willing to consider "everything."

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The Cardinals beat the 49ers on Thursday night, 33-21. They did this with Drew Stanton at quarterback, who was lucky enough to have Larry Fitzgerald and David Johnson by his side. Fitz and Johnson accounted for 266 total yards, 92 percent of Arizona's offensive production. The Niners must have made Fitz mad when they body slammed him.

Arizona's defense had a part to play here, too. They came up with three turnovers, seven sacks, five tackles for a loss and kept the 49ers to an average of less than 4 yards per play.

Here's the part that's really going to shock you: Blaine Gabbert was terrible. He was 18-for-31 with 162 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions. The worst part was that every time the 49ers got some momentum going, he killed it. No wonder fans were chanting "we want Kap!" It may happen too. Head coach Chip Kelly said after the game that he'll consider making changes, including replacing Gabbert with Colin Kaepernick.

It's time.


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