Kyle Shanahan scoffs at county official Jeff Smith's pointed criticism of 49ers' 'values'

Kyle Shanahan afforded little time Thursday in responding to a Santa Clara County official’s pointed criticism about playing through the COVID-19 pandemic. “Someone who questions our values doesn’t know us,” Shanahan said. “It shows what we’re dealing with. That’ doesn’t matter.” Earlier this week, Santa Clara County executive Dr. Jeff Smith questioned the 49ers’ “values” and alleged they were putting players and the community in harm’s way. “Historically, sportsmanship has been about building a team and protecting that team. Coaches, managers and owners used to want to protect their players f…

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