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49ers-Chiefs: Niners announce 22 players not expected to play, team captains

Aug 14, 2021 at 4:37 PM--


The San Francisco 49ers announced that the following players are not expected to play tonight against the Kansas City Chiefs. The list is lengthy.


Aside from the many starters expected to observe from the sideline, one of the surprises on the list is rookie running back Elijah Mitchell. He has been a full participant in training camp.

The team also announced its captains for the game. They are tight end Ross Dwelley, linebacker Dre Greenlaw, and safety-turned-linebacker Marcell Harris.


The 49ers and Chiefs kick off at 5:30 p.m. PT from Levi's Stadium.

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