The 49ers are halfway into their four-game exhibition season. But the next week figures to be a big one with the first cuts looming in a week.
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.
SANTA CLARA – The 49ers opened last season with seven defensive linemen on their 53-man roster and two additional players stashed on reserve lists.
In lieu of an hour-long live chat this week, we decided to open up the 49ers Mailbag via Facebook.