Niners' first regular season practice

Charlotte, NC (WBTV)--Whistles and lots of coaches yelling is a sign that this thing is real folks. The Charlotte 49ers have something real to play for in 30 days.

All signs point to August 31st, first game in the new era as they host Campbell at Jerry Richardson Stadium.

Even though their first practice was bright and early Thursday morning at 7, the team impressed Coach Brad Lambert and it's the fact that they're in game mode that has made the biggest difference.

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