Barrows: Trey Lance doesn’t need a hand — he needs a minute to find his feet (paywall)
“There also were plenty of instances when he did get a hand. Kyle Juszczykhelped him up once, Jake Brendel once, Jauan Jennings once and Aaron Banks twice. Following a strong 13-yard run in the second quarter — Lance crashed through two defenders to get a first down — McGlinchey, Juszczyk and Ross Dwelley all ran over to help Lance to his feet.
It’s not a story. A more prominent phenomenon is that everyone is taking out their magnifying glasses to see whether there are any fractures in the 49ers’ locker room. It’s almost as if they’re hoping for it to happen.”
3 keys to victory for the 49ers against the Seahawks in Week 2
“Against Seattle, the 49ers will be facing a new-look defensive line, led by former Chargers outside linebacker Uchenna Nwosu, who was named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week in Week 1.”
“The Seahawks’ secondary will be without All-Pro Jamal Adams, but Aiyuk told NBC Sports Bay Area on Thursday that the safety’s absence doesn’t change his mental preparation at all. Facing the Seattle defense will still be a challenge with safety Quandre Diggs on the field.”
Kyle Shanahan expects Jeff Wilson, 49ers’ rookie RBs to step up with Elijah Mitchell sidelined
“We’ve got two young guys behind [Wilson] that we need their help,” Shanahan shared. “I was hoping to give them a little bit more time to kind of get their feet wet. Losing Elijah, these guys got to step it up, and come in, and help Jeff out.”