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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.


SANTA CLARA – Running back Carlos Hyde will remain in the Bay Area to receive treatment when the 49ers travel to Seattle for Sunday’s game.