Why haven't the 49ers run the ball well lately? Kyle Shanahan explains

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Why haven't the 49ers run the ball well lately? Kyle Shanahan explains
Why haven't the 49ers run the ball well lately? Kyle Shanahan explains

The San Francisco 49ers have had a tough time running the ball as of late. After rolling up 232 yards on the ground against the Carolina Panthers in Week 8, the 49ers have gotten gradually worse over the past three weeks. In their Halloween game against Cardinals in Week 9, the 49ers ran the ball 31 times for just 101 yards (a 3.3 yard-per-carry average), and then struggled again against the Seahawks in Week 10 with 27 carries for 87 yards for a 3.2 yard-per-carry average. On Sunday, they posted their worst rushing output of the season with 19 carries for 34 yards and particularly terrible 1.9-yard-per-carry average. So what happened? For those looking to blame bad blocking or the injury to Matt

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