Programming note: Vikings-49ers coverage starts tonight at 6pm with 49ers Pregame Live on CSN Bay Area.
Editor's note: Jim Tomsula will address the media this morning at 11:35am.
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 – Jerome Simpson is out of the picture in the competition for the job as the 49ers’ No. 3 wide receiver for at least the first six games of the regular season.