San Francisco Chronicle
S.F. gets late start in early game but nets hard-fought victory in Philly
PHILADELPHIA — After Jauan Jennings spoke with reporters in the visitors’ interview room at Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday, the 49ers’ young wide receiver stepped away from the podium, hopped down from the riser and did something no one saw coming.
“Hey! Hey! Hey! Hey!” Jennings sang as he danced in a semicircle a few feet from reporters. Jennings, 24, then grabbed his backpack and passed linebacker Fred Warner on his way through a door back to the locker room.
Said Warner, smiling, before fielding his first question: “That’s that 2-0 feeling right
RB Elijah Mitchell: This NFL stuff isn’t easy. The rookie’s brilliant debut was followed by tough (and painful) sledding: He had 42 yards on 17 carries and left with a shoulder injury before returning.
CB Deommodore Lenoir: He was roasted for a 91-yard completion down the right sideline, but hung tough while being frequently tested. He posted a game-high three pass breakups.
LB Fred Warner: He had a teamhigh seven tackles and one of the biggest defensive plays. The second-quarter goal-line stand included a 3-yard loss by RB Miles Sanders when he was stood up by Warner on 2nd-andgoal from the 1.