Three and Out: Hunter's timeline a bad omen for Crabtree?
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This is that -- go from Santa Clara. 49ers training camp with your three and out for the day. Obviously on jeopardy as the team's starting quarterback but there's quite a competition going on behind him in -- Jim Harbaugh says it's even. And that means it's a three way race between Colt McCoy. Scott -- scene and the rookie BJ Daniels now Daniel seems to be the biggest long shot of the group. A seventh round pick from South Florida is also seeing a lot of time at running back. Wide receiver and on punt returns and kick -- returns so the real competition appears to be for that number two job between Colt McCoy. Whom the 49ers acquired in an offseason trade with the Cleveland Browns and Scott told C. The person who's been the number three quarterback for the forty hours -- -- seasons bell -- seen. Doesn't have anything in the gain experience category he never saw. Any playing time with the 49ers in his first two regular seasons McCoy of course had a history as a starter with the Cleveland Browns of the exhibition season will help determine how the 49ers depth chart breaks down. Behind -- jeopardy. Running back Kendall Hunter appears to be very close to returning to the practice field after sustaining the Achilles tendon hair late last season. He's still on the physically unable to perform list but I watched him before practice rehabbing and he's running full speed straight ahead as well as making sharp -- -- the thing about this is you have to look at. -- the means to Michael Crabtree is future this season that Crabtree sustained his Achilles terror. In May and the 49ers believe that he would be able to contribute at some point in the season. Working on a six month timetable but for Kendall Hunter it's been eight and a half months for him and he's not quite yet on the practice field. In the offseason the forty there's new kicker Phil Dawson went up to Candlestick Park seven or eight times he told me to check out the wind conditions. What he found out was that there's no predicting what the wins will do on candlestick point. And that's the point that was driven home to him by Ian -- he says -- August. Games at candlestick are the worst weather that the kickers will face all season and his advice for Phil Dawson. Once you figure out that you can't figure out the wins at Candlestick Park you'll be okay. Dawson has already figured that out.