The Associated Press reports San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Nolan may hold veteran QB Trent Dilfer out of the team's preseason opener Friday, Aug. 11. Dilfer, who had arthroscopic knee surgery earlier this year, hasn't missed a summer practice because of injury or soreness. "I want to be smart about the fact that Trent still is not 100 percent yet," Nolan said. "He's doing very well, but I don't know that he needs too much of this early preseason work."

Tucker still hobbled; expected to play Friday

The Associated Press reports San Francisco 49ers CB B.J. Tucker (ankle) continued to nurse an ankle injury, but he's expected to play in Friday's preseason game, Aug. 11, against the Chicago Bears.

Newberry misses another practice

The Associated Press reports San Francisco 49ers OC Jeremy Newberry (knee) was held out of practice for the fifth consecutive day with knee soreness Wednesday, Aug. 9.

Torrey placed on Injured Reserve

The Associated Press reports San Francisco 49ers LB Andre Torrey (knee) was placed on Injured Reserve after a MRI exam revealed a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. Torrey was injured during Tuesday's morning practice, Aug. 8.

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