Cornerback Kenneth Acker, who started 14 games and saw action on 62.44 percent of the team’s defensive snaps, was the 49ers’ top earner in the NFL’s Performance Base Pay fund.
Editor's note: Coach Chip Kelly takes over at a time in which the 49ers are coming off a 5-11 season with a lot of decisions to make during the offseason.
SANTA CLARA – The 49ers switched it up in their defensive backfield on Sunday, as Dontae Johnson replaced right cornerback Kenneth Acker for most of the team’s snaps in their base defense.
SANTA CLARA – Defensive lineman Mike Purcell, who made the 49ers’ 53-man roster with an impressive exhibition season, got the surprise start on Sunday in place of first-round draft pick Arik Armst
SANTA CLARA – Kenneith Acker will be back in the starting lineup Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals after sitting out the second half in last week’s game.