On Wednesday, the San Francisco 49ers held their sixth of 13 training camp practices at the SAP Performance Facility in Santa Clara, which started at 10:15 a.m.

Below are some notes from Wednesday's outing, which was reportedly the team's most physical practice of training camp.


Jimmy Garoppolo tossed touchdown passes to wide receivers Aaron Burbridge, Dante Pettis, Kendrick Bourne, and Aldrick Robinson during red-zone one-on-one drills.

Garoppolo was (unofficially) 17-of-24 during team drills, according to the tally from Cam Inman of Bay Area News Group.

Wide Receivers

Team drills (and practice) ended with a nice deep touchdown from Garoppolo to rookie Dante Pettis, who had an impressive practice.

"Jimmy Garoppolo threw a perfect deep ball down the left sideline to Dante Pettis for a 40-yard touchdown," Joe Fann of 49ers.com described. "Was a full-team, move the ball period. Pettis beat Witherspoon. Big exclamation point to end the day."

Garoppolo's last three passes of the day went to Pettis, who caught two. Cornerback Ahkello Witherspoon had a pass breakup on the other. Pettis also had a touchdown reception from quarterback C.J. Beathard, per Chris Biderman of Niners Wire.

Running Backs

While Jerick McKinnon continues to look like the dynamic running back everyone expected him to be, Matt Breida was impressive as well. He had a solid practice and had a couple of big runs during team drills.

Tight Ends

George Kittle hauled in a nice one-handed catch along the right sideline. He had a good practice with Garoppolo finding him for three long completions.

Defensive Line

Seventh-round draft pick Jullian Taylor has been having an impressive last couple of practices. That continued on Wednesday.

Defensive Backs

While Garoppolo tossed touchdowns against other defensive backs, Richard Sherman was impressive during red-zone one-on-one drills. He didn't allow a catch and had a nice pass breakup on an attempted Garoppolo-to-Garçon throw.

Nickel corner K'Waun Williams also had a pass breakup against Garçon.

Other than the touchdown given up to Pettis, Witherspoon looked impressive during team red-zone drills. He had two pass breakups.

The 49ers' next practice is scheduled for Thursday morning at 10:15 a.m.

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