Turmoil Continues for 49ers With Latest Michael Lewis Chapter

October 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In the NFL, continuity breeds success.  For the 49ers in recent seasons, continuity has ran way and hidden.  
After already losing two players who were thought to have significant roles with the team in training camp, the 0-3 49ers are on the brink of losing veteran starting safety Michael Lewis. 
Lewis has left the team and his agent has recently asked for his release.
Reports surfaced of Lewis being benched in favor of adding speed to the secondary in the form of either third year player Reggie Smith or rookie Taylor Mays after Sunday's poor performance in Kansas City. 
Speedy running backs Jamaal Charles and Dexter McCluster were masterfully used by Chiefs' offensive coordinator Charlie Weis to create mismatches against some of San Francisco's slower defenders in last Sunday's loss.  Lewis was a prime suspect, especially after attempting to play through an ankle injury.
After hearing the reports, Mike Singletary said that there ...

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