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Jalen Hurd leaves practice early; his injury isn’t considered to be serious

Also, CB Jason Verrett worked with the starters on defense

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It was the second day that the media was able to attend practice for the San Francisco 49ers. Let’s discuss their tweets.

Hurd was supposed to be eased back into practice. It’s nice that he walked off under his own power, but these are the type of tweets that will drive fans crazy. Kyle Shanahan is expected to speak shortly. We’ll update once that Shanahan speaks on Hurd’s injury.

This is interesting on a couple of levels. For starters, Sherm never plays on the right side. I’d imagine you could count on one hand how many times Sherman has played RCB in his career. Secondly, Verrett getting first-team reps comes as a surprise as well. K’Waun Williams didn’t practice today. I wonder if Emmanuel Moseley slid inside in the slot, then Verrett kicks outside. Will Verrett stay healthy? His talent isn’t an issue.

Fans will remember Verrett against the Steelers and see this tweet then think Verrett shouldn’t start. I think this is more about Aiyuk’s ability. Having a vertical threat is great for Jimmy G. Aiyuk isn’t just a speedy receiver; he has the athletic ability to adjust and jump to high-point Jimmy’s passes.

Shanahan said on Saturday that the team will keep Armstead out for the next couple of practices.

Pettis and Aiyuk as punt returners make the most sense. They’re your two most explosive options. I’d put McKinnon as the kick returner if Richie James isn’t healthy.

Woerner moves better than he gets credit for, so that’s nice to hear that he’s making plays at practice. He’s already a dominant blocker. If Woerner can add anything in the passing game, he has a bright future.

This matchup between Bosa and Williams is must-see.

If Aiyuk can consistently stretch the field, look out.