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San Francisco 49ers: Drafting Michael Crabtree Leaves Other Needs Unfulfilled

Published by on May 7, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

Last month, the San Francisco 49ers received what most fans believe to be the steal of the 2009 NFL Draft, selecting Texas-Tech wide receiver Michael Crabtree with the 10th overall pick.

However, the selection may not pay dividends right away.

Crabtree, despite being rated as the top receiver in the draft by ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay, may not have been the choice in order to elevate the 2009 version of the 49ers.

Do not get me wrong, Crabtree appears to have all the qualities that will make a top-notch NFL receiver, but the 49ers, under new offensive coordinator Jimmy Raye, are going to be a run first, run second and run third type of offense.

Not only will they be a running team, but ...

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