San Francisco 49ers

August 13, 2014

49ers notes: Fangio says Borland, Wilhoite duking it out for starting job

When both Michael Wilhoite and Chris Borland started Thursday's preseason opener at inside linebacker, it was an illustration of where things stand in the battle to replace NaVorro Bowman early in the season.

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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
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