Originally written on BaySportsNet  |  Last updated 8/16/13
The San Francisco 49ers will continue their preseason schedule when they face off with the Kansas City Chiefs. They will get the chance to go against an old friend in Alex Smith. Some of the 49ers have already said that they are looking forward to playing against the former 49er quarterback. This will be an opportunity to get a look at the new look Chiefs. The 49ers will have a particular interest in the success of the Chiefs this season because one of the picks that the Chiefs gave up to get Alex Smith will improve if the team has a better record. PLAYERS TO WATCH Eric Reid – FS The rookie safety has been getting most of the reps with the first team defense after playing a solid game last week against the Denver Broncos. He came up and filled his gaps against the run. Reid has impressed fellow safety Donte Whitner with his note taking and attention to detail in meetings. I was impressed with his presnap communication with his linebackers and fellow defensive backs. That showed that...
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