Newsome said that he hasn't spoken with Ed Reed since the team's loss in the AFC championship game, but said, "I anticipate Ed Reed being our starting free safety" in Week 1. … Harbaugh dismissed the notion that second-year offensive lineman Jah Reid, who is 6-foot-7 , is too tall to play left guard. "It's not like he can't get his pads under people," he said. "He can do it." … Harbaugh said that Paul Kruger will have competition for the outside linebacker spot that used to belong to Jarret Johnson. He mentioned that Albert McClellan and perhaps a draft pick from this month's NFL draft will also be in the mix, but added that he would be surprised if Kruger "doesn't rise to the occasion and have a heck of a year." … Team officials once again stated that they would like to draft a return specialist this year. … Former Ravens cornerback Chris Carr has joined the Minnesota Vikings and defensive tackle Brandon McKinney signed with the Indianapolis Colts.