A daily review of the hot topics coming out of San Francisco 49ers training camp.
49ers starting to implement defense
San Francisco has operated out of both its 3-4 base scheme and a nickel sub-package so far. Paul Gutierrez is interested to see how much the 49ers will mix-up their packages, and how much new-signee Darnell Dockett will get into the mix as camp continues. NFL Nation: Training camp storylines
Clayton: 49ers run game still a focus
In San Francisco, an efficient running game was a constant during the Jim Harbaugh years. Everything has changed, but the focus on the run game shouldn't according to ESPN NFL writer John Clayton. Can Niners keep rolling with the run?
Chryst has been the QBs coach for Kaepernick for the past four years, so he's eager to see the results of the QB's offseason work with Kurt Warner.
In San Francisco, an efficient running game was a constant during the Jim Harbaugh years. Everything has changed, but the focus on the run game shouldn't, as John Clayton explains.
After two days at Levi's Stadium, the San Francisco 49ers are moving Monday afternoon's practice across the street to their practice facility.
The key this season is to keep 49ers OLB Aldon Smith on the field with no off-the-field issues. Again.
NFL Nation reporters look ahead to Monday's practices at each team's training camp.
Bruce Ellington impressed during practice on Saturday as he competes to be the San Francisco 49ers' No. 3 wide receiver.
Colin Kaepernick spent some time this offseason working with Kurt Warner. On Sunday, Warner got to see if the lessons paid off.
Jim Tomsula said the early plan is to use Darnell Dockett in nickel packages and not unnecessarily test his knee this early in the base 3-4 defense.
The 49ers, despite the grass coming up in clumps in certain areas during Saturday's practice, will again practice at Levi's Stadium on Sunday.
Notes from the San Francisco 49ers first day of training camp.
With sod risky at Levi's Stadium, the San Francisco 49ers, scheduled to hold the first eight camp sessions there, may move to the facility next door.
After rehabbing for a year and a half, San Francisco 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman is ready to test his surgically repaired knee on the field.
49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was already in midseason form in one aspect on the first day of camp.
Alex Boone is moving to left guard after being a mainstay at right guard the past three seasons, but he can fill in at tackle as well.
Vernon Davis said he let go of a financial advisor who recommended he sit out last summer in hopes of getting a new contract.
Hyde could have good fantasy value
Carlos Hyde ran the ball well while backing up Frank Gore last season. Look for Hyde to have a bigger role in the 49ers' offense, while splitting carries with Reggie Bush. Fantasy X factors
Lynch showed promise as a rookie
He's not the Niners' most decorated rusher (that would be Aldon Smith), but Aaron Lynch has produced on tape and on the stat sheet. His destruction of Eli Manning in 2014 was very impressive. Grantland: Sleeper pass-rushers
An early projection of the 49ers 53-man roster as the start of training camp approaches.
The 49ers removed second-year outside linebacker Aaron Lynch and rookie right tackle Trent Brown from the active/non-football injury list on Friday.
Will Hyde break out for 49ers?
With Frank Gore gone, will Carlos Hyde break out as the feature back in San Francisco? The additions of Reggie Bush and Mike Davis make selecting Hyde earlier than the fourth round a risky proposition. Running back tiers (Insider)
ESPN has released the broadcasting team for the Niners' Monday Night Football opener.
With the San Francisco 49ers veterans reporting to their Santa Clara facility Friday and their first training camp practice Saturday night at Levi’s Stadium, let’s use #ThrowbackThursday to look back almost a quarter-of-a-century.
|4(27)||Mike Davis||RB||South Carolina|
|4(33)||DeAndre Smelter||WR||Georgia Tech|
|6(14)||Ian Silberman||OG||Boston College|
|7(37)||Rory Anderson||TE||South Carolina|
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