San Francisco 49ers running back Carlos Hyde, left, celebrates with teammate Marquise Goodwin (11) after catching a 24-yard touchdown pass during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Minneapolis.
San Francisco 49ers running back Carlos Hyde, left, celebrates with teammate Marquise Goodwin (11) after catching a 24-yard touchdown pass during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Minneapolis. Bruce Kluckhohn AP
San Francisco 49ers running back Carlos Hyde, left, celebrates with teammate Marquise Goodwin (11) after catching a 24-yard touchdown pass during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Minneapolis. Bruce Kluckhohn AP
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    49ers coach Kyle Shanahan speaks following the team's first win of the season, 31-21 over the New York Giants at Levi's Stadium on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017.

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Matt Barrows was born in Blacksburg, Va., and attended the University of Virginia. He graduated in 1995, went to Northwestern for a journalism degree a year later, and got his first job at a South Carolina daily in 1997. He joined The Sacramento Bee as a Metro reporter in 1999 and started covering the San Francisco 49ers in 2003. His favorite player of all time is Darrell Green. Reach Barrows at mbarrows@sacbee.com.
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