Today was coordinator day at 49ers minicamp, as offensive coordinator Jimmy Raye and defensive coordinator Greg Manusky fielded questions in a group setting for the first time this offseason.
Niners rookies and selected veterans hit the practice field this afternoon. Very few of the veterans are in attendance this weekend, as the youngsters get a chance to take the bulk of the practice repetitions during the minicamp.
The 49ers picked up an additional 2010 first-round draft pick last week, and GM Scot McCloughan said today it is possible the club will not still own it when next year’s draft rolls around.
Today is the last day draft-eligible prospects are allowed to visit with teams prior to the April 25-26 draft. The 49ers expect a turnout in the mid-30s for their local pro day at the team’s practice facility in Santa Clara.
Click here to view a photo gallery from the 49ers’ minicamp in Santa Clara. * * * The 49ers’ two-day minicamp just wrapped up with today’s practice taking part mostly in the rain here in Santa Clara.
Coach Mike Singletary said he wanted to create a certain “mindset” with the first minicamp, and that he did on the first day with the circuit drills.
This is no country club. That was apparent today at 49ers minicamp.
The question was sort of vague and pretty innocuous, but Shaun Hill turned it into the quote of the day.
The 49ers hit the practice field Friday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. for their first “voluntary” minicamp.
The 49ers are scheduled to take part in their first minicamp at the end of next week, but at least three notable veteran players are not expected to be at the team’s practice facility in Santa Clara.