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Good morning everyone. The second full day of training camp took place yesterday and we have a lot of news.
Patrick Willis hollered at pal NaVorro Bowman a few days back to keep him in the mix, even if the star linebacker was a bystander as his teammates endured their Day 1 conditioning tests.
Niners running back Kendall Hunter sustained an apparent right knee injury this afternoon during practice, but he walked off the field without assistance.
Niners head coach Jim Harbaugh has a strong roster going in to the 2014 season, but what will it be like for 2015 and 2016? After the first practice of training camp Thursday, 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh described the feeling of his team as "relentlessly positive."
Here is a quick recap from the 49ers' first full-squad practice of training camp, held privately at their Santa Clara facility: - Defensive play of the day: Rookie Jimmie Ward , the 49ers' first-round draft pick, intercepted a Colin Kaepernick pass that cornerback Chris Cook tipped before it could reach Stevie Johnson.
DAVIS: It's great. It's great being back. I'm extremely excited to be here and working with the guys again.
Some of it has to do with the short life span of an NFL running back. Looking at the 170 RBs, aged 21 to 32, since 1970 with at least 150 carries in consecutive seasons, we can see there is a sharp decline after they turn 27 years of age.
Smith was sentenced last Friday to serve three years of probation and to spend 11 days with a work crew after he pleaded no contest to drunken driving and weapons charges.
The 49ers have accumulated quite a bit of depth behind running back Frank Gore over the last few years, leading some to wonder if 2014 will be the year when the longtime workhorse starts to cede more of the workload to other backs.
May 31, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; San Francisco 49ers running back Carlos Hyde during the 2014 NFLPA Rookie Premiere at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
Vernon Davis, headed downfield after a catch against the Seahawks in December, reported on time to training camp after talk of a contract holdout.
The 49ers' tight end, who skipped all the spring practice sessions while seeking a more lucrative contract, strolled into the locker room Wednesday morning with the other veterans and was embraced by teammates.
Oakland Raiders rookie linebacker Khalil Mack catches a pass during a drill at the Raiders minicamp in Alameda, Calif., Tuesday, June 17, 2014.
C.J. Spillman has broken the news we've all been waiting for this offseason! Vernon Davis is at camp.
This milestone accomplishment needs to be celebrated in San Francisco. There are no guarantees Gore will be in a 49ers' uniform next season.
The San Francisco 49ers begin training camp today with the same Super Bowl aspirations as before.
Updated: Sat Jul 26, 2014 04:23 am
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