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Chris Borland Shines, VP of Officiating Speaks out and Colin Kaepernick's Birthday

In this Monday edition of Niners Daily, we spotlight a silver lining in the San Francisco 49ers loss to the St. Louis Rams.

Borland Stat

In his second NFL start, rookie linebacker Chris Borland racked up 18 tackles against the Rams.

When looking beyond the box score, it appears a majority of those tackles were made close to the line of scrimmage.

Note: Defensive stops is a stat that measures tackles that prevent first downs.

VP of Officiating Comments

A pair of goal-line reviews in the 49ers-Rams game have been put under the microscope due to their impact in the eventual outcome of Sunday's contest.

On Monday morning, vice president of NFL Officiating Dean Blandino called into "NFL AM" to further explain why the critical calls on the field were upheld.

Happy Birthday, Kap

The 49ers quarterback turned 27 on Monday. Here's a look at the signal-caller's path to the NFL.

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick played both baseball and football growing up around his siblings.

Swift in Santa Clara

Taylor Swift is the next big act slated to visit the 49ers new home. Tickets for the August show go on sale on Nov. 14.

The Vault

With Borland in the midst of a promising rookie campaign, we flash back to the first NFL season of the linebacker Borland is filling in for, Joe Staley.

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