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By Marc Lawrence, — The 49ers have a handful of things to iron out on their roster in training camp. And while the coaching staff will always say that any starting job is up for grabs, that’s not always true.

There are a bunch of positions for San Francisco where the top spot on the depth chart is securely occupied.

Typically its black and white – either a starting job is open or it’s not. For the 49ers this offseason, their starting quarterback job falls into a little bit of a gray area.

The battle for the starting quarterback position appears to be up for grabs – or is it?

Head coach Kyle Shanahan and GM John Lynch, have both made it clear the job is Brock Purdy’s barring either a major leap from Trey Lance or Sam Darnold, or a setback in Purdy’s recovery from offseason elbow surgery.

Thus, there will be a battle for the backup QB job between Lance and Darnold. And given the team’s history of injuries at the position the backup QB battle is a vitally important one worth following

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