SANTA CLARA -- The 49ers have conducted just one practice with pads under the direction of Chip Kelly and the new coaching staff.
Editor’s note: Insider Matt Maiocco will analyze each position group leading up to 49ers training camp.
The 49ers report to training camp on July 30 without the burden of any expectations for the upcoming season.
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Before the unexpected retirements of Justin Smith and Patrick Willis last offseason – and months away from the abrupt end to Aldon Smith’s tenure with the 49ers – it appeared as if Ahmad Brooks’ c