San Francisco 49ers News: Free Safety Battle at Minicamp

With the loss of Dashon Goldson to free agency and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the most prominent position battle underway at 49ers OTA's right now is for the vacated free safety spot. All eyes are on veteran Craig Dahl, who started with the St. Louis Rams for the past few years, last year's backup C.J. Spillman, and this year's first-round draft pick Eric Reid from LSU. has a good comparison of the three and what each bring to the defense. Dahl has the experience to step in right away, Spillman is most familiar with Vic Fangio's defense and Reid brings an unmeasurable amount of excitement and raw tallent to the field. Head to for a full breakdown.

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