Mayuko 49ers Camp Notes: Purdy takes the heavy workload

Mayuko 49ers Camp Notes: Purdy takes the heavy workload

Mayuko 49ers Camp Notes: Purdy takes the heavy workload appeared in the original Bay Area Sports NBC

SANTA CLARA — Starting quarterback Brock Purdy got back into the flow on Tuesday, taking the bulk of the 49ers’ first-team practice picks.

Due to Purdy Participate in three consecutive practices this week. he They sat at the opening of the exhibition After no more than two days of training were scheduled in a row during the first three weeks of bootcamp.

Purdy was rated the indisputable first week starter since he was medically cleared when camp opened. Purdy is almost fully back after undergoing elbow surgery on March 10.

On Tuesday, Purdy completed 15 of 19 pass attempts with 1 interception in 28 putouts. Safety Talanoa Hovanga turned down to tight end Troy Fumagalli for an interception.

Purdy nearly threw another interception when cornerback Diodore Lenoir failed to hold on to a pass that ended up in the hands of wide receiver Deebo Samuel. His best throw came at the end of practice when receiver Brandon Ayuk made a 30-yard punt against tight coverage of Ambri Thomas down the right sideline.

Sam Darnold completed five out of six attempts while taking 13 shots. Darnold and Danny Gray entered a 30-yard pass off coverage by Samuel Womack.

tri lance, Coming out of a rough pre-season openerFour out of seven were in his twelve rehearsal reps. Lance is still in competition with Darnold for the backup job behind Purdy.

Fourth quarterback Brandon Allen was excused from practice to be with his wife, who was due to give birth.

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rookie kicker Jake Moody, Getting out of the shaky premiere gameThey got a lot going when the 49ers returned to practice on Tuesday.

Moody started the practice with field goals of 59, 38, 56, and 53 yards over 11-on-11 sessions. He missed a left fielder from 61 yards before returning with a successful kick from 43 yards.

Moody, the 99th overall pick in the 2023 NFL Draft, finished the day with five field goals on six attempts.

His recovery day came after he struggled Sunday in the 49th preseason game against the Las Vegas Raiders. Moody missed kicks of 40 and 58 yards.

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– Veteran Isaiah Oliver He did not strengthen his fist At the nickel back position in the 49ers, this prompted defensive coordinator Steve Wilkes to look for other options.

Strong play by fullbacks Thomas Womack opened up the possibility of moving Lenoir inside in nickel situations as the team looked to have top five defenses on the field in those situations.

– After a quiet game from the backline on Sunday, that unit provided plenty of pressure during the first training return. Colin Ferrell, Taco Charlton, Javon Kinlow, Aric Armstead, Austin Bryant, TY McGill and Robert Bell all applied pressure during 11-11 practice.

– Kalia Davis, Drake Jackson and Bell returned to training after losing time due to a hamstring strain. – Tight George Kittle (adductor) and linebacker Dre Greenlaw (hamstring) have undergone conditioning and physical therapy in the side field.

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