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San Francisco 49ers running back Joe Williams waits his turn during a training camp drill on July 27, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Five things to watch: San Francisco 49ers vs. Los Angeles Chargers

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner It's the last week of…

 

San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Mike Person warms up during practice on Aug. 23, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco 49ers: Five takeaways from Indianapolis, including Alfred Morris and the right guard competition

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner San Francisco 49ers head coach…

 

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo looks into the crowd before the game against the Dallas Cowboys at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. on Thursday, August 9, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Five Takeaways: San Francisco 49ers fall to Houston Texans in Jimmy Garoppolo’s first loss

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner The San Francisco 49ers sustained…

 

San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Julian Taylor, seen here practicing at training camp on August 5, 2018, has made a big impact, playing start-to-finish in the preseason opener against the Dallas Cowboys. He should make the 53-man roster. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Projecting the 53-man roster for the San Francisco 49ers

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner SANTA CLARA — The San…

San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Julian Taylor, seen here practicing at training camp on August 5, 2018, has made a big impact, playing start-to-finish in the preseason opener against the Dallas Cowboys. He should make the 53-man roster. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Raiders cornerback Gareon Conley warms up for the second preseason game of 2018 against the Los Angeles Rams at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Five Takeaways: Nothing but pulled punches as Oakland Raiders return to Los Angeles to face Rams

LOS ANGELES -- The last time the Raiders played at the Los…

Oakland Raiders cornerback Gareon Conley warms up for the second preseason game of 2018 against the Los Angeles Rams at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Raiders quarterback Connor Cook delivers a pass on the first day of Raiders training camp in Napa, Calif. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Connor Cook takes strides in Oakland Raiders backup QB battle with preseason opener performance

OAKLAND, Calif. --On Friday, as the Oakland Raiders entered the Oakland Coliseum…

Oakland Raiders quarterback Connor Cook delivers a pass on the first day of Raiders training camp in Napa, Calif. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers defensive linemen Solomon Thomas (94) and DeForest Buckner (99) hold Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott after  they combined on a sack at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. on Thursday, August 9, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco 49ers Preseason: Five questions revisited versus the Dallas Cowboys

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Within the first 12 minutes of game time…

San Francisco 49ers defensive linemen Solomon Thomas (94) and DeForest Buckner (99) hold Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott after  they combined on a sack at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. on Thursday, August 9, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Derek Carr, seen here at practice, was sacked four times during Sunday's game. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Raiders notes: Top pick returns to practice, Derek Carr talks about the time he thought he was traded

For the first time in 76 days, Gareon Conley — the Oakland…

Derek Carr, seen here at practice, was sacked four times during Sunday's game. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Derek Carr gets all the attention for the Oakland Raiders’ rise, but it would be a mistake to overlook the impact of his elite offensive line. (Aleah Fajardo/Special to S.F. Examiner)

5 things worth noting from Game 2 of the Raiders preseason

OAKLAND — Five takeaways from the Raiders 24-21 loss to the Los…

Derek Carr gets all the attention for the Oakland Raiders’ rise, but it would be a mistake to overlook the impact of his elite offensive line. (Aleah Fajardo/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Raiders running back Jamize Olawale (49) carries the ball against the Tennessee Titans at Oakland Coliseum on Saturday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Raiders first-team offense impresses in preseason home opener

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr impressed during his time at the helm…

Oakland Raiders running back Jamize Olawale (49) carries the ball against the Tennessee Titans at Oakland Coliseum on Saturday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Chip Kelly addressed the media, and like most of his time with the Niners so far, he spent time battling misconceptions from his time with the Philadelphia Eagles. (Courtesy 49ers via Twitter)

Chip Kelly using time with new team to correct misconceptions

The San Francisco 49ers practiced with pads for the first time this…

Chip Kelly addressed the media, and like most of his time with the Niners so far, he spent time battling misconceptions from his time with the Philadelphia Eagles. (Courtesy 49ers via Twitter)