New head coach Kyle Shanahan and the San Francisco 49ers were held to just a field goal, as Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers won the season opener, 23-3 at Levi's Stadium. Veteran quarterback Brian Hoyer completed 24 of 35 passes for 193 yards in his 49ers debut. The offense ran for just 51 yards, converted one of four fourth-down attempts and was 2-11 on third downs. Shanahan's players were flagged 10 times for 74 yards. The lone bright spot in Santa Clara was new kicker Robbie Gould's 44-yard field goal. PHOTOS BY JEAN FRUTH.


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