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49ers Training Camp Position Battle: S

Reid tied LSU's team lead for tackles as a junior.

The 49ers saw the departure of All-Pro free safety Dashon Goldson this offseason and drafted the heralded Eric Reid in the first round. Inside we break down the team's safeties and whether or not Reid can start right away or if it will be Craig Dahl getting snaps with the first team.

Look back at 2012 The 49ers safeties were known throughout football as being one of the toughest, hard-hitting duos in the league. But after taking a closer look at Dashon Goldson and Donte Whitner, an argument can be made that they were the weakness of the defense, especially in playoffs. Whitner was responsible was in coverage for eight of the team's 19 passing touchdowns surrendered in the... Recommended Stories

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