Eric Reid


Rookie safety Eric Reid did not start, but he played two-thirds of the team's 70 defensive snaps and was second on the team with six tackles.


Editor's note: Training camp is underway.


SANTA CLARA -- Donte Whitner was the No. 8 overall pick of the Buffalo Bills in 2006. There were never a doubt he would be on the field for Week 1 of his rookie season.


SANTA CLARA -- Yes, the expectation was clear for Eric Reid the moment the club traded up 13 spots to take him with the 18th overall pick in the draft. But, now, those expectations are worthless.