Kyle Shanahan ‘Hopeful’ on Upcoming Joe Staley, Ahkello Witherspoon Returns

Oct 14, 2019 at 5:40 PM--


San Francisco's head coach provided health updates on several members of the 49ers including upcoming player returns.
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