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Numerous NFL Analysts Suggest Colin Kaepernick To The Chiefs Could Make Sense

Colin Kaepernick on the sidelines for the San Francisco 49ers.

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 18: Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers looks on from the sidelines during the second half against the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome on December 18, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Kansas City Chiefs star quarterback Patrick Mahomes suffered a nasty knee injury on Thursday night against the Denver Broncos. As we await the results of an MRI, fans are speculating what the franchise could do at quarterback if he's done for the season.

A few NFL analysts are suggesting that this could finally be the situation that lands Colin Kaepernick his next job. Kaepernick has been out of the league for three years after kneeling during the national anthem ahead of games to protest racial injustice in the United States.

Former NFL player Ross Tucker, who hosts a podcast these days, thinks that Andy Reid is "one of the few" coaches who wouldn't be afraid to sign Kaepernick.

Keyshawn Johnson also made the suggestion on Thursday night.

Of course, even if Reid was willing to take the chance, he'd have to get Chiefs ownership behind the move. That seems a little more daunting.

A few months back, Kaepernick took to social media to make it clear that he's still in game shape and wants to be signed by an NFL team. We'll see if the Chiefs show any interest.