Niners stressing toughness over finesse
NAPA, Calif. -- This is what you would expect from a Mike Singletary training camp: plenty of no-nonsense hitting and hard work.
San Francisco 49ers players have donned the shoulder pads for all but maybe two practices this summer. They hit hard. They hit often. Their jerseys have no last names above the numbers. Watching a Singletary practice is like experiencing a flashback to the 1970s and 1980s, when camps were longer and bodies seemed more durable.
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