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San Francisco 49ers’ offense is tailor-made for Kyle Shanahan’s scheme

Back in December, I wrote about how Kyle Shanahan had taken the San Francisco 49ers’ offense to the top of the NFL. I detailed how Shanahan, a play-calling savant, is capable of manipulating defenses unlike anyone else in the league. And that’s perhaps most apparent in his league-high use of motion to unveil coverages and move defenses, which in turn creates space for his playmakers to go to work.

The scary part is that the offense should only continue to improve as San Francisco tailors its personnel to fit the scheme.

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