Barnwell: 49ers need to solve the running back logjam

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Barnwell: 49ers need to solve the running back logjam
Barnwell: 49ers need to solve the running back logjam

Much has been made about the San Francisco 49ers running back situation. Head coach Kyle Shanahan believes having four potential options is a benefit for the offense. He's also stated how the 49ers will be a matchup team. So if Tevin Coleman matches up better against Tampa Bay, he'll be the lead guy. If the Bengals can't guard Jerick McKinnon out of the backfield, guess who's getting all the targets that game? ESPN's Bill Barnwell made a to-do list for every NFC team. For the Niners, Barnwell believes the team needs to “solve the running back logjam.” Here's what he had to say: Keeping four backs doesn't make a lot of sense, especially when you want at least one of them to regularly play special

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