As the 49ers’ new defensive coordinator, Eric Mangini does not figure to make wide-sweeping changes with the unit he inherits.
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Quinton Patton finished his rookie year as the 49ers’ No. 3 wide receiver and made a couple of key catches late in the season.
OAKLAND -– San Francisco outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks was benched Sunday for the second time in four games.
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