2010 NFL Draft: 49ers RB Depth and Draft Options

March 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Heading into the 2010 draft, the 49ers have several decisions to make regarding the running back position. Frank Gore's status as the starter undeniable, but after that the picture gets a little cloudy.
Let's start by taking a quick look at the backs currently on the roster, and evaluate their perceived value to the team. (Note: Fullback is a separate issue, and as such we will be focusing on the tailback position only.)
Frank Gore:
Singletary and Raye expected to build the offense around Gore in 2008, but struggles on the offensive line and predictability in the play calling corralled this option early in the season.
Regardless, Gore is a playmaker with plenty of gas left in the tank, and easily stands as the number one running back on the team.
Glen Coffee:
With only one year under his belt, and very little playing time to speak of, Coffee is a big question mark. Coffee was a beast in college, but hasn't really sh...

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