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Eric Reid (35) said he will continue to protest until the NFL adequately give players a platform to express their problems with inequality in America. (Courtesy Keith Allison/Flickr Creative Commons)

Despite productive meeting with owners, 49ers will continue to protest

Safety Eric Reid said on Wednesday that the meeting he and other…

Eric Reid (35) said he will continue to protest until the NFL adequately give players a platform to express their problems with inequality in America. (Courtesy Keith Allison/Flickr Creative Commons)
Reuben Foster is hoping to return from injury this Sunday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Reuben Foster short on details regarding attempted armed robbery of him, Ray-Ray Armstrong

SANTA CLARA — The 49ers’ best linebackers were able to dodge tragedy…

Reuben Foster is hoping to return from injury this Sunday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
CJ Beathard will be the 49ers’ starting quarterback for the foreseeable future. (Courtesy Keith Allison/Flickr Creative Commons)

49ers prepare for long term with CJ Beathard at control of offense

SANTA CLARA — Brian Hoyer did his best, Kyle Shanahan said on…

CJ Beathard will be the 49ers’ starting quarterback for the foreseeable future. (Courtesy Keith Allison/Flickr Creative Commons)
NaVorro Bowman warms up in his last training camp as a member of the 49ers. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

As another vestige of 49ers former glory goes, take a moment to remember NaVorro Bowman’s good times

The 49ers’ rebuild will forge forward without one of the last vestiges…

NaVorro Bowman warms up in his last training camp as a member of the 49ers. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Leon Hall (Courtesy Navin75/Flickr)

49ers sign veteran CB Leon Hall to help thinning secondary

Leon Hall has never been named to a Pro Bowl, but he…

Leon Hall (Courtesy Navin75/Flickr)
Brian Hoyer has been killed by the media for having a perceived bad attitude. His teammates disagree. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Brian Hoyer has support of teammates as 49ers come to terms with 0-4 record

SANTA CLARA — The way the 49ers see it, they’re just a…

Brian Hoyer has been killed by the media for having a perceived bad attitude. His teammates disagree. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The 49ers defense has had one good outing this season. Was it a fluke or do they have some promising talent? The Faithful will get an answer to that question today against a beat up Arizona Cardinals O-line. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

It’s time for the 49ers D to show something

Before the season, Pro Football Focus ranked the 49ers’ defensive front-seven as…

The 49ers defense has had one good outing this season. Was it a fluke or do they have some promising talent? The Faithful will get an answer to that question today against a beat up Arizona Cardinals O-line. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Marquise Goodwin. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

4 reflections from 49ers’ latest loss

The 49ers came just short of claiming their first win of the…

Marquise Goodwin. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Todd Gurley was a load for the 49ers defense on Thursday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

49ers can’t win first good Thursday Night Football game ever

SANTA CLARA — It was the first entertaining Thursday Night Football game…

Todd Gurley was a load for the 49ers defense on Thursday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Pierre Garcon celebrates after one of his seven receptions on Thursday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

49ers find new, exciting way to lose

SANTA CLARA — Through three games, the 49ers have shown an ability…

Pierre Garcon celebrates after one of his seven receptions on Thursday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
While Derek Carr has had plenty to celebrate this season, Brian Hoyer has drawn a difficult schedule and has struggled. (All Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

A tale of two QBs (and hasty conclusions drawn from poor data)

For Derek Carr, it’s been the best of times. For Brian Hoyer…

While Derek Carr has had plenty to celebrate this season, Brian Hoyer has drawn a difficult schedule and has struggled. (All Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman holds Seahawks running back Chris Carson to no gain on a rush in the third quarter on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Wash. (Bettina Hansen/Seattle Times/TNS)

49ers realize best-case-scenario loss in Seattle

SEATTLE — In his first season as head coach of the 49ers,…

49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman holds Seahawks running back Chris Carson to no gain on a rush in the third quarter on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Wash. (Bettina Hansen/Seattle Times/TNS)
49ers' Carlos Hyde tries to save the ball after being tackled during the fourth quarter of the San Francisco 49ers VS. Carolina Panthers game at Levi's Stadium on Sunday, September 10, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

No surprises from 49ers, Raiders; No offseason for NBA fans

Quick hits with Kolsky The world watched Week 1 of the NFL…

49ers' Carlos Hyde tries to save the ball after being tackled during the fourth quarter of the San Francisco 49ers VS. Carolina Panthers game at Levi's Stadium on Sunday, September 10, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
K’Wuan Williams tries to wrangle Carolina running back Christian McCaffrey during the 49ers’ 23-3 loss to the Panthers on Sunday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Seahawks should be flattered by 49ers’ imitation

SANTA CLARA — Just a few years ago, the 49ers and Seattle…

K’Wuan Williams tries to wrangle Carolina running back Christian McCaffrey during the 49ers’ 23-3 loss to the Panthers on Sunday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The 49ers were left wondering what was happening for most of their contest against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

No good: Kyle Shanahan’s debut for 49ers marred by the bad and the ugly

SANTA CLARA — When it comes to bad teams, I’m a believer…

The 49ers were left wondering what was happening for most of their contest against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan throws passes to players during the San Francisco 49ers training camp held at their practice facility in Santa Clara, California, on August 17, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan throws passes to players during the San Francisco 49ers training camp held at their practice facility in Santa Clara, California, on August 17, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
CJ Beathard will have to learn how to get down and protect himself if he's going to stick in the NFL. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

49ers backups better than Chargers reserves

SANTA CLARA — The 49ers submitted their best performance at Levi’s Stadium…

CJ Beathard will have to learn how to get down and protect himself if he's going to stick in the NFL. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The 49ers didn't get close to signing Joe Haden, and that's a smart call. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal/TNS)

49ers’ pursuit of veteran CB (rightly) doesn’t get far

The Cleveland Browns cut their first-round pick in 2010, Joe Haden, on…

The 49ers didn't get close to signing Joe Haden, and that's a smart call. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal/TNS)
Robert Saleh. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

49ers D-coordinator doesn’t mind giving up high completion rating — plus notes on NaVorro Bowman, Reuben Foster

49ers Defensive coordinator Robert Saleh wasn’t thrilled that his group allowed the…

Robert Saleh. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers tight end Vance McDonald (89) carries the ball down the field for a touchdown against the Houston Texans at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on August 14, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

49ers trade favorite of previous regime, Vance McDonald

SANTA CLARA — The 49ers signed Vance McDonald to a three-year, $19.65…

San Francisco 49ers tight end Vance McDonald (89) carries the ball down the field for a touchdown against the Houston Texans at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on August 14, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)