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    In less than 24 hours from Jeremy Kerley's arrival in the Bay Area, the 49ers' newest receiver was issued a jersey, No. 14, and catching passes from Colin Kaepernick and Blaine Gabbert at practice on Monday. Kerley was dealt to the 49ers from Detroit to add depth as a slot receiver and returner. DeAndre Smelter, No. 15, was also on hand at Monday's practice. Smelter is coming back from a hamstring injury.

In less than 24 hours from Jeremy Kerley's arrival in the Bay Area, the 49ers' newest receiver was issued a jersey, No. 14, and catching passes from Colin Kaepernick and Blaine Gabbert at practice on Monday. Kerley was dealt to the 49ers from Detroit to add depth as a slot receiver and returner. DeAndre Smelter, No. 15, was also on hand at Monday's practice. Smelter is coming back from a hamstring injury. Matt Barrows The Sacramento Bee
In less than 24 hours from Jeremy Kerley's arrival in the Bay Area, the 49ers' newest receiver was issued a jersey, No. 14, and catching passes from Colin Kaepernick and Blaine Gabbert at practice on Monday. Kerley was dealt to the 49ers from Detroit to add depth as a slot receiver and returner. DeAndre Smelter, No. 15, was also on hand at Monday's practice. Smelter is coming back from a hamstring injury. Matt Barrows The Sacramento Bee
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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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