Editor's note: This is the first part in a series that spotlights three 49ers-Titans matchups to watch Sunday, 1:05 p.m., at LP Field in Nashville, Tenn.
SANTA CLARA – On Sunday, Dr. Dan Garza was on the 49ers’ sideline at Candlestick Park as the team’s medical director.
Two days later, he died at his home. He was 43.
SANTA CLARA – While they were 49ers teammates, Patrick Willis and Delanie Walker sat in the same row on the 49ers’ chartered flights.
SANTA CLARA -- Wide receiver Chris Harper, who the 49ers signed in September off the Seattle Seahawks' practice squad, was waived on Thursday. The 49ers announced no corresponding roster move.