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How Kyle Shanahan schemes downfield blocking

How Kyle Shanahan schemes downfield blocking

The Niners get a LOT of explosion plays in the run game. It’s not a fluke. The 49ers had plenty of problems last year, which is why they picked second in the draft, but they were great on explosion plays — those gains of 20 or more yards — despite losing their starting quarterback and best running back to ACL tears, and not having any marquee wide receivers/ This was not a fluke, and — with all due respect to Matt Breida and George Kittle — it was not a testament to the admittedly great talent that they both have. Coach Kyle Shanahan and his assistants — especially veteran...
SBNation ranks Raiders running back stable in the middle of the pack

SBNation ranks Raiders running back stable in the middle of the pack

Recently, the SBNation mothership did a four-part series ranking each NFL team’s offensive skill groups. The Raiders’ strongest group, the wide receivers, came in sixth (which might be a little low) but the running backs group came in 17th. This is not a ranking of which team has the best running back, but rather which team has the best group of them overall. The 49ers came in first, with their group of Matt Breida, Jerick McKinnon, Tevin Coleman and fullback Kyle Juszczyk. That’s three guys who are mostly fungible and one of the better fullbacks in football. We don’t know which of...
ClutchPoints May 30, 2019
Fantasy Football: 2019 outlook for the San Francisco 49ers’ backfield

Fantasy Football: 2019 outlook for the San Francisco 49ers’ backfield

The San Francisco 49ers’ backfield is all of a sudden a crowded one. The 49ers ranked 13th in the league last season rushing for 113.9 yards per game. Matt Breida led the rushing attack for the 49ers in 2018 but might have to take a back seat this season. Jerick McKinnon will be returning after […] The post Fantasy Football: 2019 outlook for the San Francisco 49ers’ backfield appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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