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Callin' for Colin After 49ers' Rout

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Colin Kaepernick played, Alex Smith watched, and at the end of it, nobody in the 49ers locker room could say that the roles should ever be reversed.

In every measurable way, this was a 49ers practical and emotional sea-change, all in a three-hour QB explosion.

With Smith ruled out because of post-concussion symptoms, Kaepernick played incredibly in his first start, dominating the Chicago Bears defense with laser-strike accuracy in the 49ers' 32-7 trouncing at Candlestick Park.

There is no Quarterback Controversy -- because Smith isn't cleared to play yet.

But once he is cleared ...

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