49ers 53-man roster projection 5.0: Halfway through preseason

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The 49ers fell to 1-1 in the preseason after an ugly performance Saturday night against the Broncos. Kyle Shanahan’s team lost the turnover battle 5-0 and was penalized 11 times. There were some notable developments Saturday, particularly when it came to divvying reps at positions like strong side linebacker, running back and quarterback (we broke down those battlesĀ here). This week’s 53-man roster projection has some notable differences from last week‘s. Let’s take a …

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49ers 53-man roster projection 4.0: After exhibition win over Chiefs

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Kyle Shanahan and John Lynch should have more informed opinions of their roster with the 49ers’ first preseason game in the books. The win over the Chiefs Friday didn’t illuminate much we didn’t already know from watching the first 11 practices of training camp. But it did offer a less foggy glimpse of where players stand in their chase for roster spots come September. Let’s project the 53-man roster for the second time since the start of training camp now that we have a …

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49ers 53-man roster projection 3.0: Training camp Week 1

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The 49ers are a week into training camp with six practices under their belts, meaning it's time for another 53-man roster projection as players begin to distinguish themselves. Here's our latest version after a week on the sidelines in Santa Clara. Quarterback (3) Brian Hoyer Matt Barkley C.J. Beathard Cut: Nick Mullens –Hoyer has looked sharp early on, showing a strong understanding of the offense while hitting receivers at every level of the field. Beathard and Barkley have …

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