Opportunity to knock on smart shoppers.
San Francisco 49ers running back Matt Breida finally signed one year, free agent tenders limited. In theory, it must secure its place on the Internet defend the NFC champion for next season. But maybe the theory is wrong, and Breida can move immediately.
If 49ers get good offers for players who are set to free agents not bound one year from now, it will be difficult for general managers John Lynch and head coach Kyle Shanahan to reject it. After all, 49ers used running back by the committee and the extraordinary success of the ground play was likely far more out of the Shanahan scheme than the individual returned.
But that does not mean Breida is not a good player and will not deserve to be chosen in the middle round of the competing team.
Breida, 25, averaged 5.1 yards per carry in 2019. That happened with an average of 5.3 yards per carry in 2018. Since entering the league in 2017, Breida has an average of 5.0 yards per carry on 381 total carry. It was an extraordinary production without much wear.
Maybe the winning team like the Baltimore Ravens or the Buffalo Bills will make a solid offer to San Francisco to secure one of the most underrated backs of conscription. If the deal goes down, 49ers will likely use a late draft pick on a one-piece runner which could eventually replace Breida’s production.
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