Some uni related notes from 49ers practice

From my old colleague Matt Maiocco, a photo of uniform revelations!

I miss covering training camp and it’s the one time of year that I enjoyed the most covering the 49ers beat. But I am enjoying what I am doing now and this is going to be fun for me to do something different.

I still check in on the 49ers from time to time and I noticed the above photo tweeted by Matt Maiocco. To some 49ers fans, the image gets them excited because it’s Randy Moss and Alex Smith chatting it up. But I didn’t even notice any of that. Instead, it’s the uniform that caught my attention.

One thing to note is that both players are wearing the new Nike issued cleats. Previously, the cleats had to be majority black or else there would be heavy fines. But with Nike now in charge, the rules have changed where players can now wear these cleats which is kind of 50-50 in color.

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A word or two about the passing of Eagles coach Andy Reid’s son… and how we go on

Very nice piece from Ian Rapoport.