With first-team cornerbacks
The second touchdown left defensive coordinator Vic Fangio most unpleased.
“We messed up too many things,” Fangio said of his defense’s outing in the first morning training camp session. “Critical offside penalties and we gave up a deep ball.”
The deep ball to Crabtree was on a broken coverage. San Francisco’s offense ran a two-minute drill for the first time of camp. Kaepernick led the first offense 60 yards down the field with 1:38 on the clock and two timeouts.
Five plays into the drill, Kaepernick saw Crabtree running open down the right sideline and lobbed a perfect touch pass for a 30-yard touchdown. Cox lost sight of Crabtree on the play. Rookie defensive back
In the first red zone team period, Crabtree also got past Cox for a 20-yard touchdown catch. Crabtree ran a perfect post pattern and snatched the ball as he cross the goal line.
By our unofficial count, Kaepernick completed 9-of-12 passes in team periods and 11-of-12 passes in 7-on-7 passing drills.
Offensive Play of the Day
Kaepernick continues to show confidence in second-year tight end
On Tuesday, McDonald hauled in a rifled seam route from the 49ers signal-caller.
Kaepernick launched a frozen rope 25 yards down the field to McDonald, who slipped inside of
Cook, who replaced Brock on the right side of the field as a first-team cornerback, recorded his first interception of training camp in 7-on-7 work.
Members of the PUP (physically unable to perform) list did not practice. The group includes linebacker
NFI (non-football injury) list members also were not practicing. The group included Lattimore (hamstring, knee), fullback
-Ellington looked pretty comfortable fielding punts in his first practice. He caught them in the opening period of special teams and again at the very end of practice. Ellington did, however, muff one punt in the final special teams period. Cox and Ellington were joined in the punt return drill by receivers
-The one-on-one blocking drills were much quieter. Linebackers and running backs did not thud, they just worked on footwork and did not engage in contact. Perhaps this was a preventative measure after
-The funniest part of practice was seeing Crabtree and Patton strumming their air guitars before one-on-one drills against the cornerbacks. Hopefully they bring that celebration out this season.
When given the time to throw, Kaepernick was able to locate his receivers for the most part. The defense, however, did have a couple of coverage sacks in the later stages of practice against the first-team defense. In one instance, Bethea ran stride-for-stride with tight end
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