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Byline: Eric Gilmore
SAN FRANCISCO _ The crowd on Friday night at Monster Park was sparse. The play on the field was often ragged. The 49ers' and Tennessee Titans' starters were on the sidelines relaxing long before the game ended.
It was typical NFL exhibition game fare.
Only this was far from a typical exhibition game for the 49ers.
This was their first game since the death last Saturday night in Denver of teammate Thomas Herrion.
It was a week ago Saturday night that Herrion, a third-string guard, collapsed in the locker room just minutes after the 49ers' loss to the Broncos.
Stunned teammates watched as Herrion was rushed to an ambulance. Before the 49ers' charter jet left Denver, coach Mike Nolan delivered the horrific news to his players that Herrion had …