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The San Francisco 49ers announced that rookie safety Eric Reid will start for them right away.
“He’s getting better each and every day,” the respected coordinator said. “Overall, he’s just been steady. He’s grown into the position which has allowed his ability to come through more. He’s tackled well in the games, which is important for us… We think he’ll continue to improve as the season goes on.”
Of course Reid is happy with the good news.
“It’s obviously good news for me, so I’m just going to keep working hard and try to keep the spot,” said Reid.
The 49rs certainly didn’t draft Reid in the first round to sit and not play.
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Looks like the 49ers quarterback carousel has finally come to a stop:
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— Matt Barrows (@mattbarrows) August 30, 2013
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