49ers 90-in-90: RB Jerick McKinnon

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49ers 90-in-90: RB Jerick McKinnon
49ers 90-in-90: RB Jerick McKinnon

The 49ers made a big splash in the free agent market last year, signing speedy but under-utilized running back Jerick “Jet” McKinnon to an eyebrow-raising $30 million contract. He was strong in Minnesota, but his skills match Kyle Shanahan's scheme much better and excitement was very high. Then he kicked off the Niners' nightmare of lacerated ligaments by tearing his ACL eight days before the start of the season. If that's not foreshadowing, I don't know what is. He should be back more or less for the start of this season, but in the meantime, the Niners have made their RB room the deepest on the team. UDFA Matt Breida was a breakout, surprise star and the team acquired Tevin Coleman, a similarly

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