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Your daily San Francisco 49ers news for Sunday, August 13th, 2023

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Why this 49ers insider gives Trey Lance the “slight edge” over Sam Darnold

“I gotta say, I think that Trey Lance looks better, and that’s not a big news flash.” NBC Sports’s Matt Maiocco said on the latest episode of the “49ers Talk” podcast. “He looks better than he has since he’s been with the 49ers. But I think he looks better than Sam Darnold....“I think that what impresses me about Trey is that it looks like he’s very decisive. He knows where he’s going with the football. He led a really good two-minute drill at the end of practice, and he was completing passes, he and [WR] Jauan Jennings. They hooked up on a lot.”

What to watch in the 49ers’ preseason opener against the Raiders (paywall)

“So expect Sunday to be a showcase of the 49ers’ depth — and a critical one at that. Here are five points of particular interest to track during what’ll be the 49ers’ final day of work before returning home from Nevada.”

49ers sign corner, waive defensive lineman

“Brooks spent part of the 2022 season on the Tennessee Titans practice squad before playing for the Birmingham Stallions of the United States Football League (USFL). In 12 games with the team, he notched 43 tackles and two interceptions.”