SANTA CLARA – One week into training camp, the 49ers’ decision-makers had seen enough to make judgment on the team's crop of cornerbacks.
With Jerome Simpson suspended, Bruce Ellington working through an injury, and DeAndrew White still learning the ropes, it's on Quinton Patton to assert himself as the 49ers' clear-cut No.
The 49ers did some things well against Houston, but they also struggled in several areas.
Three thousand miles away, Carlene Ford is flooded with a range of emotions. Her son is finally on the practice field and embarking on a promising NFL career.