SANTA CLARA – Linebacker Michael Wilhoite, who started 16 games last season, will return to practice this week after missing the first three weeks of training camp with a leg strain.
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 –- Vance McDonald, who is in a fight for his spot as the 49ers’ No. 2 tight end, got off to a strong start during the 49ers’ non-padded practice on Thursday.
In lieu of an hour-long live chat this week, we decided to open up the 49ers Mailbag via Facebook.