49ers release latest depth chart ahead of third preseason game.
–Injured players Jimmie Ward and Joshua Garnett are listed as the starters at safety and left guard, respectively. –Ahmad Brooks is listed as the starter at SAM linebacker after working mostly with the second string in Saturday’s loss to the Broncos. –Lorenzo Jerome is listed as the third-string free safety behind Vinnie Sunseri and Ward despite starting the last two preseason games. –Tim Barnes is listed as the third-string left guard while JP Flynn is the back-up center. With Jeremy Zuttah released, Barnes is the likely second center after Daniel Kilgore, with Erik Magnuson likely the third option. –Matt Barkley is still listed as the backup to Brian Hoyer. –As always, it’s important to note these depth charts are not created by the coaching staff and may not reflect where players are situated in the preseason tilt Sunday when the 49ers travel to play the Vikings.