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49ers flashbacks cloud coach Kyle Shanahan's debut

KANSAS CITY – Kyle Shanahan’s Debut Friday night as the 49ers coach, albeit an exhibition opener, didn’t start off much differently than his recent predecessors’ struggles.

Foster broke up a pass in the end zone as he started alongside NaVorro Bowman, and Thomas applied pressure that led to an interception.

Beside Foster and Thomas, other rookies had their moments, including running backs Joe Williams and Matt Breida, wide receivers Kendrick Bourne and Trent Taylor, starting free safety Lorenzo Jerome and quarterback C.J.

An astounding 17 penalties is troubling, as was the variety of infractions: illegal formation, unnecessary roughness, facemask, holding, false start, pass interference, etc.

The 49ers and Chiefs each got penalized eight times in a sloppy first half, including a holding call on Aaron Burbridge that nullified a touchdown catch by Aldrick Robinson.

READ MORE (The Mercury News)

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