San Francisco 49ers: Glen Coffee Staying Grounded in Training Camp War

August 5, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This piece was originally written at Examiner.com .
The San Francisco 49ers offense has gone through a few changes since first being installed by offensive coordinator Jimmy Raye last season.
The 49ers were branded as a running team and that pounding the rock would be their main source of offense. Now with quarterback Alex Smith under center, the 49ers have opened up the passing game for offense. 
Yet entering into training camp, one of the biggest questions still surrounds the team's running game: Who will be running back Frank Gore's backup?
Head coach Mike Singletary has said that that position will be determined during training camp between second-year running back Glen Coffee and rookie running back Anthony Dixon.
Both backs are different in size and bring different running styles to the table.
"Glen is a tough guy and you like to be able to run him in between the tackles, but you have to watch that sometimes because he’s...

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