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  • Coach Chip Kelly on quarterbacks, first look at healthy Kaepernick

    San Francisco 49ers coach Chip Kelly talks to reporters prior to the start of Sunday's practice about the battle for the starting quarterback position between Colin Kaepernick and Blaine Gabbert. Coach Kelly explains, "We’re going to split it right down the middle. So I think we’ve got 24 reps today with the ones. So (Kaepernick) will get 12 of those and he’ll get 12 reps with the twos."

San Francisco 49ers coach Chip Kelly talks to reporters prior to the start of Sunday's practice about the battle for the starting quarterback position between Colin Kaepernick and Blaine Gabbert. Coach Kelly explains, "We’re going to split it right down the middle. So I think we’ve got 24 reps today with the ones. So (Kaepernick) will get 12 of those and he’ll get 12 reps with the twos." Manny Crisostomo The Sacramento Bee
San Francisco 49ers coach Chip Kelly talks to reporters prior to the start of Sunday's practice about the battle for the starting quarterback position between Colin Kaepernick and Blaine Gabbert. Coach Kelly explains, "We’re going to split it right down the middle. So I think we’ve got 24 reps today with the ones. So (Kaepernick) will get 12 of those and he’ll get 12 reps with the twos." Manny Crisostomo The Sacramento Bee
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  • These are the top rookies the 49ers played in 2017

    Want to feel even better about the 49ers’ strong finish? No team relied as heavily this past season on rookies. At least 10 played in every game from Week 4 onward. Matt Barrows has broken down the rookie class, and here's a brief look at the top players.

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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.
Twitter: @mattbarrows

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