Matt Maiocco

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Jim Harbaugh played golf with Matt Cain at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am, and had some very kind words to say in the aftermath of Cain's perfect game.

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The competition for the 49ers' backup QB will be a race worth watching when training camp opens in late-July. Colin Kaepernick made a strong impression on the final day of minicamp.

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NFL roster turnover is frequent, but the way the 49ers roster is stacked up, defensive leader Justin Smith sees an opportunity for the team that won't be around forever.

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Near the end of the 49ers' practice Wednesday, the starters on offense and defense lined up against each other for a last-play-of-the-game scenario. Michael Crabtree found himself open in the end zone...

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Aldon Smith registered 14 sacks in 2011. Now that he is being fitted for a full-time role, he naturally expects his stats to improve in 2012.Video: Smith: 'My stats should improve with more playing time

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Vernon Davis caught four touchdowns in two playoff games last season. He's confident he can build off the personal momentum, and reiterates the 49ers have the talent in place to break through to the Super Bowl.

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Carlos Rogers, out most of the 49ers' offseason program with a calf strain, took part in most of the on-field work during Tuesday's minicamp. NaVorro Bowman and Patrick Willis left early due to personal reasons.

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In 2011 the 49ers ranked 31st in the NFL in third-down conversions. In addition, they were 30th in the red zone. 49ers offensive coordinator Greg Roman says the offseason can help solve those problems.

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Jim Harbaugh didn't have a lot of time to get his coaching staff to gel last year. With most everyone returning, the continuity can only be a benefit in Year 2 of Harbaugh's tenure.

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Alex Smith is taking advantage of this offseason to pursue mechanical perfection. As his coaches point out, it's making a difference.More: Jim Harbaugh taking notice Alex Smith profile

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Dashon Goldson's status with the 49ers remains up in the air as the sides have yet to formalize an agreement; rookie James to miss minicamp.

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The woman who accused Perrish Cox of sexual assault filed the lawsuit Sunday against Cox and Denver Broncos receiver Demaryius Thomas, according to a published report.

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Justin Smith played third-most of any defensive lineman in the league at 91.12 percent of the snaps. Ray McDonald's 83.53 percent ranked 16th in the NFL. The 49ers need depth on the d-line.

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Newfound depth in the 49ers' backfield might suggest things will change for Frank Gore in 2012. Tom Rathman: "We need to keep him fresh so he's an impact player for us."

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When Brandon Jacobs signed with the 49ers, he broke the heart of one six-year old Giants fan. A simple gesture is going a long way with the new San Francisco running back.

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