General manager Trent Baalke recently stated he believes 49ers linebacker Michael Wilhoite can be a starter in the NFL. But he will not likely get that chance with the 49ers again this season.
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As the 49ers’ new defensive coordinator, Eric Mangini does not figure to make wide-sweeping changes with the unit he inherits.
SANTA CLARA -– Nine 49ers did not participate in practice Wednesday due to injuries with the team set to face the San Diego Chargers on Saturday night.