SANTA CLARA – The 49ers’ abrupt release Thursday of wide receiver Bruce Ellington served as another reminder that all players brought to the organization under one of the previous systems are vulnerable. Tight end Vance McDonald, who was the subject of trade talks during the draft, may not be a perfect fit for the 49ers’ scheme. But he has done a commendable job in training camp in his bid to retain his spot with the organization. McDonald caught five passes during practice on Thursday. Four of his receptions came from starting quarterback Brian Hoyer. He also collected a 15-yard scoring pass from C.J. Beathard, which McDonald punctuated by flattening rookie cornerback Ahkello Witherspoon inside

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