Mike Singletary’s coaching style featured little finesse. And that was indicative of what he wanted from his offensive linemen.
Running Back Targets can be affected by game flow and personnel, or in-season personnel turnover.
At least 10 players who started games for the 49ers last season will not return. But one player’s departure stands out for one NFC West rival.
The 49ers lost an All-Pro defensive tackle in Justin Smith, who retired this offseason, which has thrust a major weight upon the shoulders of rookie first-round pick Arik Armstead.