One of those key weaknesses for the 49ers, last year, was against the run. Overall in 2019, the 49ers gave up 1,802 yards on the year, which ranked 17th. And the average of 4.5 rush yards allowed per attempt was 23rd. True, most teams have switched the nearly league-wide M.O. of using a pass-first offense. But when considering other top-contending teams like the Baltimore Ravens and Tennessee Titans, who have gone against the grain by featuring a dominant run game, just like the Niners, it’s pretty easy to see why this is important

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