49ers training camp: 3 players who’ll shine early in 2020

Members of the San Francisco 49ers (Photo by Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images)
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Jimmy Garoppolo #10 of the San Francisco 49ers during Mini-Camp (Photo by Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images) /

It’s time for 49ers training camp. With no preseason this year, these three players will be on full display throughout camp and into the season.

For the first time in what seems like decades, the San Francisco 49ers‘ short offseason is over and players are now clocking in at Levi’s Stadium for the start of the 2020 training camp.

There’s been lots of noise within the NFC West and rightfully so. The Seattle Seahawks and Arizona Cardinals have made significant moves to keep up with the 49ers, grabbing safety Jamal Adams and wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins, respectively, in offseason trades.

With no preseason games, this edition of training camp will be significantly more important than any other. Players can’t afford to take any reps off. They can’t afford to miss an assignment. Especially with the division getting tighter.

We’ve seen the players participate in offseason activities together which could bode well for some guys. Rookie receiver Brandon Aiyuk participated in actives with quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo and other receivers.

We also saw guys like tight end George Kittle in the weight room. He’s going to be even stronger than last season which will not only help the run game but also his own receiving assignments.

Wide receiver Kendrick Bourne was also working on routes and techniques which should make him an unstoppable force, especially in the red zone.

We all know the main studs on the team will come out firing like Garoppolo, Kittle, and defensive lineman Nick Bosa. But who’s going to show up and outshine the rest of the group?

We’re going to start with the aforementioned rookie receiver, Aiyuk.