ANTONIO GONZALEZ
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August 14, 2013
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49ers rookie Eric Reid a hit in camp so far

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Hitting and tackling is not allowed during team drills for the San Francisco 49ers, so Eric Reid practices proper technique by driving his body through a makeshift punching bag with the other defensive backs. Apparently, Reid still needs to hit the bag some more. San Francisco’s first-round pick made six tackles in an impressive preseason debut against the Denver Broncos last Thursday night, including a pair of highlight-reel hits. Whether Reid will be ready to start at free safety against Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers in the regular-season opener Sept. 8 is still unclear. …

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