Our first Gameday Magazine of 2011 featured my cover story on the 49ers 2011 draft class. The words, however, really came to life thanks to a classic photo of the bunch taken at a recent training camp practice by team photographer Michael Zagaris.
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The following statements were issued from the San Francisco 49ers, the NFL, and San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Oakland Mayor Jean Quan on Sunday.
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The 49ers will play their preseason home opener against the other Bay Area team, the Oakland Raiders. The fact that it is a preseason game hasn’t toned down the rivalry for the Battle of the Bay.
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49ers radio broadcaster Ted Robinson is back for the second season of Teddy Football.
I’ll speak with Ted before each week’s game and he’ll answer a few questions from fans. Submit you questions in the comments section of this blog, by using the #TeddyFootball hash tag on Twitter or on our Facebook page.
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Vernon Davis is well-known for his interests outside of football. The 49ers Renaissance man is an avid painter, a company spokesman and a philanthropic footballer, too.
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Car enthusiast and 49ers tight end Delanie Walker will once again be attending the Hillsborough Concours D’Elegance. Walker will be joined 49ers Chairman/Owner John York, 49ers alumni and the Gold Rush girls for a day focused on automotive excellence
Money raised will benefit three local charities including the 49ers Foundation.
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The 49ers signed QB Josh McCown to a one-year deal.
McCown (6-4, 213) was originally drafted in the third round (81st overall) by the Arizona Cardinals in the 2002 NFL Draft. He has played in 47 games (31 starts), completing 610 of 1,058 pass attempts for 6,584 yards, 35 touchdowns and 40 interceptions, while adding 127 carries for 569 yards and three touchdowns on the ground.
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If there’s any question of a lingering quarterback controversy at 49ers training camp, Jim Harbaugh may have quieted those concerns on Tuesday when he called Alex Smith’s performance his best of training camp.
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The 8,200 fans who attended 49ers Fan Fest on Sunday were not only able to see the 49ers first-ever practice at The Stick, but experience the new Grand Plaza and get autographs. The response on Twitter was tremendous as fans and players alike shared their #FanFest experiences.
Here are some of our favorite tweets from the day.
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The 49ers went back to work on Sunday with a clear focus in mind. Two days after allowing six sacks in their preseason loss to the New Orleans Saints, pass protection and blitz pickups were given extra emphasis on a windy day at Candlestick Park.
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