When he was sidelined for three games with a knee injury, 49ers safety Eric Reid said he expected to reclaim his starting role when he returned.
That didn't happen.
On Sunday, a week after Reid was eased back into action at Washington, he played primarily inside linebacker and rotated with Ray-Ray Armstrong. Jaquiski Tartt retained Reid's role at strong safety, a position where he's made 59 starts since entering the NFL in 2013.
"It's a little...