SANTA CLARA – The 49ers opened last season with seven defensive linemen on their 53-man roster and two additional players stashed on reserve lists.
SANTA CLARA – The 49ers believe they have more depth than ever on the defensive line. Now, it’s just a matter of finding the right roles for everyone.
SANTA CLARA –- The 49ers’ defensive line is making the adjustment to life without Justin Smith and Ray McDonald, who were mainstays together at the end positions over the past four seasons.
Editor’s note: Insider Matt Maiocco will be providing position-by-position breakdowns each day leading up to 49ers training camp, which opens with their first full-squad pract