Originally written on FatManWriting  |  Last updated 5/22/13
When you lose your No. 1 wide receiver for at least the next six months it is not a good thing. San Francisco will be forced to do that since Michael Crabtree tore his Achilles tendon during OTA's on Tuesday. Even though that leaves them real think at wide receiver the 49ers offense will likely not miss a beat. Yo Rich! Tell me how that grass taste! The knock on the 49ers in recent years has been that their wide receiver corps has been razor thin. That could be because the team rarely used them so they didn't bother to build that unit up. The offense had been going through the tight end and running backs primarily with few passes even going out to the wide outs. That was under Alex Smith. Since Colin Kaepernick took over behind center the wide receivers--especially Crabtree--began to see a lot of action. So with such an important cog in the 49ers offensive maching missing how will San Francisco recover? Signing Anquan Boldin in the off-season will help a lot. Bold...
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