SANTA CLARA – Starting cornerback Tramaine Brock has set his sights on the role Jimmie Ward won at the beginning of his rookie season.
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.
SANTA CLARA – Defensive lineman Arik Armstead showed many of the attributes Saturday night in his first exhibition game that the 49ers saw in him that prompted them to select him with the No.
SANTA CLARA – Outside linebacker Aaron Lynch made his return to 11-on-11 work Tuesday and wasted little time providing an example of what the 49ers have been missing.