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49ers changing of the guards could include Joshua Garnett on the left, Anthony Davis on the right

Inside Bay Area SANTA CLARA _ Nearly three-quarters of the way through the preseason, the 49ers offensive line may be taking shape.
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49ers' Vance McDonald found perspective in fatherhood

Inside Bay Area (By Cam Inman, cinman@bayareanewsgroup.com) — Vance McDonald thinks being a dad has helped him to a team-leading nine catches (92 yards, one touchdown) entering Friday's exhibition against the Green Bay Packers.
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49ers notes: Anthony Davis should get time at right guard in third preseason game vs. Packers

Inside Bay Area  San Francisco 49ers' Anthony Davis (76) is expected to see his first game action at right guard Friday night against Green Bay.
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Vance McDonald catching on as 49ers TE -- and as first-time father

Inside Bay Area Vance McDonald, more than anyone, has benefited from Blaine Gabbert at quarterback for the 49ers this exhibition season.
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Colin Kaepernick practices fully, arm back to normal

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — Colin Kaepernick returned to a full practice Monday after missing the first two preseason games with arm fatigue. Will a strong showing in Friday's game give him a chance to be the 49ers' starter?
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49ers' Colin Kaepernick brings some heat in return

Inside Bay Area (By Cam Inman, cinman@bayareanewsgroup.com) — San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick gets 'something behind' his throws as he returns to practice.
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Kaepernick looking on track to make 49ers exhibition debut vs. Packers

Inside Bay Area Colin Kaepernick has resumed normal throwing in #49ers practices, at least in warmups before media access ended pic.
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Brock, Ward solidifying roles as 49ers starting CBs 

Inside Bay Area Jimmie Ward has performed so well in the 49ers exhibitions and joint practices that he's solidifying his bid to start at cornerback with Tramaine Brock, defensive coordinator Jim O'Neil said...
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Ex-49er Kermit Alexander sheds heavy life burden with 'The Valley of the Shadow of Death'

Inside Bay Area (By Robert Salonga, rsalonga@bayareanewsgroup.com) — Alexander Gerould and Jeff Snipes, S.F. State professors of criminal justice, co-author the memoir with the football great.
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49ers: Colin Kaepernick expected to make full return to practice Monday

Inside Bay Area (By Jerry McDonaldjmcondald@bayareanewsgroup.com) — QB threw impressively in warmups before victory over Denver Broncos
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49ers notes: Colin Kaepernick will practice Monday, but coach Chip Kelly isn't sure how much

Inside Bay Area San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is expected to practice Monday. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)SANTA CLARA _ The plot thickens when the 49ers resume practice Monday, with...
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49ers pick up pace in win over Broncos

Inside Bay Area (By Cam Inman, cinman@bayareanewsgroup.com) — Eric Reid returns an interception for a touchdown, and Carlos Hyde followed with a touchdown run that helped the first-string offense.
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49ers get encouraging signs after slow start against Broncos

Inside Bay Area Their defense allowed an opening-drive touchdown. Then their offense punted within 55 seconds. Yes, the 49ers instantly looked overmatched in Saturday night's exhibition visit to the reigning...
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Colin Kaepernick shows improved arm strength

NFL.com (NFL.com) — San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was seen throwing deep passes during the team's warmup. Kaepernick is expect to play in the team's third preseason game.
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Kaepernick throws in warmups before 49ers-Broncos exhibition

Inside Bay Area Even though Colin Kaepernick is slated to miss his second straight exhibition, he threw in warmups about two hours before the 49ers and Denver Broncos kicked off.
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Live updates: 49ers vs. Broncos in preseason, Saturday

Inside Bay Area (Bay Area News Group) — Follow the action Saturday as the 49ers take on the Broncos in Denver at 6 p.m. in their second preseason game.
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49ers: Five players to watch Sunday against Denver

Inside Bay Area (By Cam Inman, cinman@bayareanewsgroup.com) — Team will face Super Bowl champion Broncos in first road game under new coach Chip Kelly
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49ers banking on 'next week' plan for Colin Kaepernick

Inside Bay Area (By Cam Inman, cinman@bayareanewsgroup.com) — Kaepernick showed no discomfort and had zip on the ball Thursday as he threw 47 passes on the side, and not against the Broncos defense.
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49ers: Team grey beard Ahmad Brooks still hunting QBs

Inside Bay Area (By Cam Inman, cinman@bayareanewsgroup.com) — With Aaron Lynch suspended for first four games, Brooks' sack ability will be needed all the more.
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49ers notes: Anthony Davis' cameo at right guard; Blaine Gabbert's red-zone TDs; Aaron Lynch sits out; Charles Haley's coaching embraced

Inside Bay Area San Francisco 49ers' Anthony Davis (76) is photographed on the sidelines against the Houston Texans in the fourth quarter of Sunday's exhibition game.
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Blog Articles

Fourth quarter summation – An entertaining game!

SFGate.com (Kevin Lynch) — Christian Ponder, are you kidding me? I tweeted “Christian Ponder is in, the 49ers won’t score again.” Then they score twice with Ponder not covered on a read-option on the first...
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Third quarter summation

SFGate.com (Kevin Lynch) — Garrison Smith got an opportunity with the Arik Armstead and DeForest Buckner out with minor injuries, and he took advantage with a lunging sack. Marcus Rush also had two sacks in the quarter,...
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49ers score 17 points in the second quarter

SFGate.com (Kevin Lynch) — The 49ers score 10 points in the second quarter, with two long drives (they scored 17 points overall due to a pick 6 by safety Eric Reid). Blaine Gabbert went 6 for 9 for 69 yards with a 19-yarder...
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49ers-Broncos First quarter summary

SFGate.com (Kevin Lynch) — Blaine Gabbert looked much better in this game then he did in the preseason opener. His completion to tight end Vance McDonald for 12 yards was a perfect throw. Trenton Brown at right tackle also...
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Who to watch in Saturday night’s game in Denver

SFGate.com (Kevin Lynch) — What to watch for today in Denver when the 49ers visit the Broncos. The 49ers scored the fewest points in the league last year (238) and Denver allowed the fewest points last year. So if the...
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The best and worst of the 49ers in the preseason so far

SFGate.com (Kevin Lynch) — Here is a quick look at how some of the 49ers’ key players fared in the preseason opening-night loss to Houston. The cornerbacks and defensive line played particularly well. On offense, the...
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A pass-by-pass look at Blaine Gabbert’s performance Sunday night

SFGate.com (Kevin Lynch) — 49ers head coach Chip Kelly characterized Blaine Gabbert’s performance as “up and down” in the 49ers’ preseason opening night loss to Houston. Here is a closer examination...
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Kordell Stewart talks about Colin Kaepernick and how to recover from “dead arm”

SFGate.com (Kevin Lynch) — Former Bay Area sports personality Brian Webber and former Steelers quarterback Kordell Stewart host a national radio show called, “No huddle” on tune-in. They have me on occasionally...
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Fourth quarter impressions

SFGate.com (Kevin Lynch) — Fourth quarter: The 49ers lack of depth and the difficulty of a rookie running Chip Kelly’s offense surfaced in the second half. Quarterback Thad Lewis exited in the third quarter with a...
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Third quarter impressions

SFGate.com (Kevin Lynch) — Third quater impressions: Aaron Lynch is so talented, he fell down after nearly jumping off-sides and then got up from his knees and still pressured the passer. If he can find some discipline, he...
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Second quarter impressions

SFGate.com (Kevin Lynch) — Second quarter impressions: Frankly, running back Mike Davis looked almost inept every time I saw him in practice. However, in this game, he looked brilliant with his quickness and lateral...
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First quarter impressions vs. Texans

SFGate.com (Kevin Lynch) — First quarter impressions: The 49ers gain 158 yards on two drives, one of which was led by starter Blaine Gabbert, who looked good in three possessions. The 49ers press their cornerbacks and it...
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What to look for in today’s 49ers-Texans game

SFGate.com (Kevin Lynch) — Matchups to watch today Trenton Brown vs. Anthony Davis at tackle: This is all about Brown. If he can stay in shape, and if he can keep up with this really fast-paced offense, then Brown could be...
  • 9 days ago
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Assessing Blaine Gabbert and Colin Kaepernick before the exhibition opener

SFGate.com (Kevin Lynch) — The competition at quarterback between Blaine Gabbert and Colin Kaepernick will come down to which man can best confront his most glaring weakness. Their quarterback dual will be the highlight of...
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49er Quinton Dial reflects on attending “Last Chance U”

SFGate.com (Kevin Lynch) — The Netflix documentary series “Last Chance U” surpassed 82 million viewers last week, and is becoming the talk of the summer television season. The project centers on the East...
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Handicapping the season: A 16-game prediction for the 49ers in 2016

SFGate.com (Kevin Lynch) — The 49ers are underdogs for every game they will play this season, meaning Las Vegas believes they could go winless this year. It doesn’t help they confront the hardest schedule in the...
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10 first impressions from 49ers training camp so far

SFGate.com (Kevin Lynch) — The 49ers opened training camp with extremely low expectations, and with battles for starting jobs all over the roster. Here are the 10 early impressions from 49ers training camp.
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A moving tribute to former San Jose State Olympic legends and their patriotism by 49ers consultant

SFGate.com (Kevin Lynch) — Dr. Harry Edwards stands about 6-feet, 7-inches and weighs well over 200 pounds. He shaves his head clean and grows a white beard that dangles well past his chin. Edwards, a renown academic and...
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The biggest storylines for the 49ers offense in 2016

SFGate.com (Kevin Lynch) — If the 49ers are going to be even mildly successful, they are likely going to do it with offense. To be successful, much has to come together for head coach Chip Kelly. Here are the 10 stories on...
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Colin Kaepernick wins day 1 in his competition with Blaine Gabbert

SFGate.com (Kevin Lynch) — Colin Kaepernick won the first day of training camp in his competition with Blaine Gabbert. A still trim Kaepernick was frightfully accurate in passing and team drills to open his dual for the...
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