More Videos

49ers spiff up Levi's Stadium 0:38

49ers spiff up Levi's Stadium

49ers Solomon Thomas: 'Whatever's best for the team, I'll be there' 1:05

49ers Solomon Thomas: 'Whatever's best for the team, I'll be there'

Jerry Rice is just warming up 0:59

Jerry Rice is just warming up

Thief grabs bag with $30,000 worth of cash and jewelry while victim pumps gas 0:59

Thief grabs bag with $30,000 worth of cash and jewelry while victim pumps gas

Homeless camps grow along shores of American River 1:29

Homeless camps grow along shores of American River

Chad Mayes responds to failed vote to oust him as Assembly GOP leader 0:46

Chad Mayes responds to failed vote to oust him as Assembly GOP leader

Packed crowd turns out for Imagine Justice Concert 0:58

Packed crowd turns out for Imagine Justice Concert

Here's Bonnie Tyler singing 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' on cruise ship during total eclipse 1:03

Here's Bonnie Tyler singing 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' on cruise ship during total eclipse

Up-close look at Del Oro, Folsom and Oak Ridge football practices 1:48

Up-close look at Del Oro, Folsom and Oak Ridge football practices

Unique home buying opportunities in little known Sacramento region neighborhoods 1:10

Unique home buying opportunities in little known Sacramento region neighborhoods

  • 49ers' tunnel vision: The walk to Kezar's field

    Here's how the 49ers of the past entered the field at Kezar Stadium. The new 49ers took the same walk on Wednesday.

Here's how the 49ers of the past entered the field at Kezar Stadium. The new 49ers took the same walk on Wednesday. Matt Barrows The Sacramento Bee
Here's how the 49ers of the past entered the field at Kezar Stadium. The new 49ers took the same walk on Wednesday. Matt Barrows The Sacramento Bee
49ers with Matt Barrows

49ers with Matt Barrows

The premier blog for news and insights on the San Francisco 49ers

49ers embracing past during their 70th season

August 10, 2016 6:53 PM

Comments

About This Blog


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

Sports Night


Sign up to receive breaking sports news alerts and the Sports Night newsletter with late-breaking developments, stats and scores.

Key links


49ers schedule
49ers roster
49ers depth chart
49ers statistics

NFL news
NFL statistics
NFL weekly schedule

Pro Football Focus
NFL.com
Monday Morning Quarterback / Sports Illustrated
Los Angeles Times NFL
RotoWorld / NBC Sports