dontae johnson


If it were only a football decision, coach Chip Kelly strongly suggested this week quarterback Colin Kaepernick would have a spot virtually guaranteed on the 49ers’ roster this season.


The 49ers on Friday play the Packers in their third exhibition game.


SANTA CLARA -- The 49ers have conducted just one practice with pads under the direction of Chip Kelly and the new coaching staff.


SANTA CLARA -- The 49ers’ offense had a strong showing on the practice field Wednesday on the second day of the team’s three-day mandatory minicamp.


Editor's note: Coach Chip Kelly takes over at a time in which the 49ers are coming off a 5-11 season with a lot of decisions to make during the offseason.