49ers Depth Chart

Wilhoite appears locked in as starting ILB

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The San Francisco 49ers benched most of their starters for Thursday's preseason finale against the Houston Texans. This likely means Michael Wilhoite has locked down a starting job.

Johnson, Lloyd and the 49ers wide receiver depth

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The San Francisco 49ers have quite a bit of depth at wide receiver. Two questions emerge, however. Who will make the roster, and who will then contribute behind Michael Crabtree and Anquan Boldin.

49ers depth chart at 75 players

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The San Francisco 49ers released a depth chart following the first roster cuts of the 2014 season. We take a look at some interesting tidbits from it.

Fangio clarifies reserve safeties

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Vic Fangio discussed the safety position, and particularly the reserves, in fairly significant detail.

Will one of Hampton, Smith, Winston make team?

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The 49ers have three young running backs competing for any kind of roster opportunity. We take a look at Glenn Winston, Alfonso Smith and Jewel Hampton.

49ers starting defense mostly in place vs Chargers

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The 49ers got most of their starting defense on the field against the Chargers, and the difference is striking.

Bubble watch heading into 49ers-Chargers

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We take a look at the 49ers bubble watch heading into their Week 3 preseason matchup with the San Diego Chargers. Who is a lock, strong bubble, weak bubble or longshot?

Brandon Lloyd: Why he should make the 49ers roster

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We take a look at Brandon Lloyd's chances of making the 49ers final roster and the reasons why he should.

What does Dorsey deal mean for defensive line?

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The San Francisco 49ers signed Glenn Dorsey to a 2-year contract extension. We take a look at what it means for the defensive line in 2015.

What do we make of the secondary?

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The San Francisco 49ers have questions in the secondary, but they also have a lot of potential. How will they shake out the back end of the depth chart?

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Bubble watch heading into 49ers-Broncos

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We take a look at the 49ers bubble watch heading into their Week 2 preseason matchup with the Denver Broncos. Who is a lock, strong bubble, weak bubble or longshot?

49ers DL depth chart following Williams activation

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The 49ers defensive line depth chart received an infusion of talent on Tuesday with the activation of Ian Williams off the PUP list. We take a look at what it means for the depth chart.

49ers defensive front has some work to do

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The San Francisco 49ers front seven struggled at times against the Baltimore Ravens. We break down why it is not exactly the end of the world.

Bubble watch heading into preseason opener

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We take a look at the 49ers bubble watch heading into Thursday's preseason opener against the Baltimore Ravens. Who is a lock, strong bubble, weak bubble or longshot?

Re-assessing the defensive line bubble watch

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The San Francisco 49ers have suffered a big injury on the defensive line, losing Glenn Dorsey to a torn biceps muscle. We consider how it impacts the bubble watch.

Considering Dorsey's timeline, 49ers options

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Glenn Dorsey is out an indefinite amount of time with a torn biceps muscle. We break down the timeline, the potential injury listing, and what's next.

Schefter: Dorsey out for season with torn bicep

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The San Francisco 49ers have reportedly lost Glenn Dorsey for the season with a torn bicep. We break down what this means for the rest of the depth chart.

49ers release first unofficial depth chart

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The San Francisco 49ers have released an unofficial depth chart in advance of Thursday's preseason opener against the Baltimore Ravens. Place key emphasis on "unofficial".

Updating the 49ers running back depth chart

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The San Francisco 49ers have quickly had some issues at running back through the first week of training camp. Time to consider what this means for the depth chart.

Report: 49ers to sign Alfonso Smith

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The 49ers have apparently found an extra running back. Alfonso Smith tweeted out that he has joined the 49ers.

Fangio on Replacing Bowman

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Vic Fangio had some interesting comments about the ILB position that should bring us comfort.

Free agent running backs still out there

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The 49ers will need to find a camp body at running back with LaMichael James out for the next month or so. We came up with a list of free agent running backs.

Vic Fangio talks ILB questions

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San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio might be my favorite coach to hear speak at a press conference. At least among the three coaches that regularly speak with the media. Jim...

Chris Culliver and Jimmie Ward

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I wanted to highlight the performances from two players who I think will be key for this season: Chris Culliver and Jimmie Ward

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