Kaepernick has made headlines since the preseason by sitting, then kneeling, during the national anthem to protest social injustice and police brutality.
The 49ers need a spark after losing four in a row following their Week 1 win in Kelly’s debut as their coach.
Tuesday was the players’ first day back to work after Thursday’s 33-21 loss to the
“I think we were very analytical and sat down as a staff and watched tape and went over everything,” Kelly told reporters. “We’ve had a couple days to kind of digest everything, where we are.
“I think offensively, we need to be better and we need to just make a move. It’s not Blaine’s fault. I think it’s just as a group, offensively, we need to be better in a lot of ways, so we’re going to see what we can do to make a move here.
"It’s really one of the only maneuvers we can make based on our depth, where we are, and what we’re doing.”