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1-0, 1st in NFC West

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

The 49ers promoted RB Jeff Wilson Jr. to the active roster from the practice squad. To make room, the team waived rookie TE Kaden Smith. Wilson offers depth behind Matt Breida and Raheem Mostert with Tevin Coleman (ankle) out Sunday. The Niners hope to bring Smith back to the practice squad when and if he clears waivers.

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Niners' Bosa practices in limited capacity, still iffy

Niners rookie DE Nick Bosa, who re-injured his ankle on the first play of his NFL debut, returned to practice in a limited capacity and is questionable for Sunday's game against Cincinnati.

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

49ers injury report for Sunday's game against Cincinnati: Out -- WR Trent Taylor (foot), WR Jalen Hurd (back), RB Tevin Coleman (ankle) Questionable -- DE Nick Bosa (ankle), FS Jimmie Ward (finger/hand)

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

There was a short viewing period for media for today's 49ers practice. But a nice touch on the music as DJ Nick Kray opened with St. Louis' very own Chingy and the hip hop classic "Holidae Inn" circa 2003. (Featuring Ludacris and Snoop, of course). The Niners spent the week at a Holiday Inn in Youngstown-Boardman, Ohio.

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

49ers DE Nick Bosa (ankle) was back on the field for portion of practice open to media on Friday. Bodes well for him being ready for Sunday's game against the Bengals, who could again be without OT Cordy Glenn (concussion).

Ninkovich: Dalton will lead Bengals to win over 49ers (0:34)

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

49ers practice report for Thursday: Did not participate -- WR Trent Taylor (foot), WR Jalen Hurd (back), DE Nick Bosa (ankle), WR Tevin Coleman (ankle). Limited participation -- FS Jimmie Ward (finger/hand) Full participation -- LB Mark Nzeocha (illness), OT Joe Staley (vet day)

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

49ers practice report for Wednesday: Did Not Participate -- WR Trent Taylor (foot), WR Jalen Hurd (back), DE Nick Bosa (ankle), RB Tevin Coleman (ankle), OT Joe Staley (vet day). Limited participation -- FS Jimmie Ward (finger/hand), LB Mark Nzeocha (illness). Niners coach Kyle Shanahan said Bosa was still feeling effects of last week's game on the ankle and team will continue to monitor it as this week goes along.

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

The 49ers are training in Youngstown, Ohio this week as they prepare for Sunday's game against the Bengals. Niners spent today working on the Penguins' soccer field with plenty of security around to prevent any potential on-lookers. Niners looking for consecutive road wins to open the season and get Kyle Shanahan two games above .500 for his first time as head coach.

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

The 49ers are making the most of their Tuesday off-day in Youngstown, Ohio, partnering with local non profits to visit Williamson elementary school, Akron Children's Hospital and the J. Ford Crandall Rehabilitation Center. (Pictured: CB Richard Sherman takes part in the "Back to School Lunch" which included an assembly and lunch. Students were taught about social inclusion through the Start with Hello program presented by Sandy Hook Promise)

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5dNick Wagoner

49ers RB Coleman (ankle) out at least a week

An MRI revealed that 49ers RB Tevin Coleman has a high left ankle sprain. "[I'm] pretty sure he's not going to be around this week and we'll take it week to week after that," coach Kyle Shanahan said.

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Thus far in Week 1, Chase Winovch leads all qualified rookies with a pass rush win rate of 29%. Nick Bosa is 2nd at 26%. PRWR is an ESPN metric powered by NFL Next Gen Stats.

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

The biggest takeaway for the 49ers on Sunday? Takeaways. Four, to be precise. The Niners listened all offseason as they were reminded of their futility in the game's most important statistical category in 2018 when they set league records for fewest turnovers created (seven) and interceptions (two). Against the Bucs, they came up with three picks -- including two returned for touchdowns -- and a fumble recovery. On a day when they won by 14 points, those two scores provided the difference and gave Niners coach Kyle Shanahan his first winning record in season since he took over in 2017. "It was huge," Shanahan said. "It's good to have that monkey off your back a little bit."

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Sherman, 49ers upend Winston, Buccaneers 31-7

Richard Sherman and Ahkello Witherspoon returned two of a retooled San Francisco defense's three interceptions of Jameis Winston for touchdowns and Robbie Gould kicked three field goals in the 49ers's 31-17 victory over Tampa Bay on Sunday.

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6dNick Wagoner

PI rule critic Sherman on wrong end of challenge

Richard Sherman, who has been a vocal opponent of the new rule allowing teams to challenge pass interference calls and non-calls, was on the wrong end of one on Sunday.

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

49ers CB Richard Sherman comes up with his first interception as a member of the team and the first pick by a Niners corner since the 2017 season. He returned it 25 yards for a touchdown to give San Francisco a 20-7 lead in the third quarter. That's the second Niners interception of the game, which matches their total interceptions from all of last season.

Nick Wagoner ESPN Staff Writer 

49ers RB Tevin Coleman suffered an ankle injury and has been ruled out for the rest of Sunday's game against Tampa Bay. Could be an ominous sign that he was ruled out so quickly. Matt Breida and Raheem Mostert will handle duties the rest of today.

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49ers LB Alexander ejected in return to Tampa

Linebacker Kwon Alexander made his much-anticipated return to Tampa Bay on Sunday as the Niners opened their season against the Buccaneers. It didn't last long.

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Team Stats

Passing Yards158.030th
Rushing Yards98.0Tied-18th
Points For31.07th
Points Against17.0Tied-9th