SANTA CLARA (CBS/AP) — Colin Kaepernick cradled his 8-month-old nephew, Ezekiel, in his arms, then lifted him into the air, gently bouncing him up and down.
A few feet away, Bruce Miller bumped fists with fans draped over the first row of seats. And Vernon Davis flashed a megawatt smile, pointing playfully at the legion of fans chanting his name.
The San Francisco 49ers were getting ready for their new house of energy and emotion.
The team conducted its first training camp practice at Levi’s Stadium on Monday afternoon, getting familiar not only with its new home field, but also about ten thousand excited fans who flocked to the stadium for a public practice and then got an opportunity to mingle with players afterward.
“Football season can’t start sooner,” Mary Gloner of San Jose said.
The public training session lasted about two hours.
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