SANTA CLARA (CBS / AP) — Bruce Ellington showed he appears back to full strength, while former Australian rugby league star Jarryd Hayne made his case for a spot on the 53-man roster as San Francisco beat San Diego 14-12 Thursday night to conclude the preseason.
The 49ers go into the regular season with significant questions about their offense after Colin Kaepernick and the first team failed to score a touchdown on eight preseason possessions, and they didn’t play in this one. Their next test will be in the season opener Sept. 14 against Minnesota.READ MORE: Belmont Neighborhood Search For Aggressive Mountain Lion
Ellington caught a 70-yard touchdown pass on the third snap of the game when he ran about 65 yards following a quick slant. The Niners then converted a 2-point conversion to Quinton Patton.READ MORE: Three Of Tonga’s Smaller Islands Badly Damaged By Tsunami; Concerns Mount Within Bay Area Tongan Community
Tyrell Williams caught a 63-yard touchdown pass from Brad Sorensen in the fourth quarter, but the Chargers missed the 2-pointer.MORE NEWS: Splash Brothers Curry, Thompson Lead Warriors Past Pistons, 102-86
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