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#1 Marshall


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Posted 01 April 2017 - 02:51 PM

...and it's apparently not an April Fools move.



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#2 giraldi02


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Posted 01 April 2017 - 03:09 PM

Kyle Juszczyk and Tim Hightower are a lot better running backs than what was there behind Carlos Hyde previously.

Could be a solid ball control offense.

Could also be a quagmire now at RB. I'll avoid the situation entirely me thinks.



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Posted 01 April 2017 - 03:28 PM

Think it's a great pick up for the Niners.

Does nothing to hurt the Value of Hyde.

If Hyde can stay healthy I like him as a sold Rb2.

Hightower helps the Niners if or even when Hyde gets hurt.

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Posted 01 April 2017 - 09:19 PM

Hyde is the guy to get 60% of the rb touches. Thankfully there finally appears to be some coherent planning coming out of Santa Clara. They've been adding players who appear to already know some of the offense

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Posted 03 April 2017 - 07:43 PM

Don't know what to make of this...Hyde losing touches or not.

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Posted 18 April 2017 - 09:08 PM

Yes, adding Juszczyk & Hightower should help Hyde. He'll definitely be a top rb2 because he has better backs behind him. Plus it should help keep him healthy.