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Colin Kaepernick calls play 'terrible' in 49ers' collapse

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Colin Kaepernick was blunt when asked to assess his play following the San Francisco 49ers' 28-20 loss Sunday to the Chicago Bears.

"Terrible," he said.

He'll get no argument with that description outside the 49ers' locker room.

The quarterback committed four turnovers that led directly to the Bears storming back from a 17-point deficit.

The two fourth-quarter interceptions thrown to Bears rookie Kyle Fuller allowed the Bears to take their first lead then extend it in short order.

Niners coach Jim Harbaugh, per usual, defended his quarterback.

"I think he was seeing things good," he said of Kaepernick, per the Sacramento Bee. "He threw some pretty darn good balls that got intercepted. ... Tip of the cap to the defense."

Harbaugh's players, however, weren't so complimentary to the Bears, admitting they blew an opportunity for a 2-0 start.

"When you have a team down, you have to put your foot on their throat because nobody's going to quit in this league," Anquan Boldin said. "That was evident tonight. They continued to play."

Added receiver Michael Crabtree: "We need that killer instinct. We gave that game away."

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