Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 8/21/12
The San Francisco 49ers figure to have a standout defense again this season, but with the first cut-down deadline less than a week away, defensive coordinator Vic Fangio and other coaches will have some tough personnel decisions to make in the near future. Depth at safety is one of the major concerns for Fangio, and he said on Tuesday, he will try to get a look at a lot of safeties in the team's final two preseason games to figure out which players to keep. Donte Whitner and Dashon Goldson seem entrenched as starters, but a number of players are competing for the backup spots. "We'd like to see somebody step forward and make the decisions easy for us, particularly at the safety positions," Fangio said. "We know we have Whitner and Goldson. But we're looking to see who are our third, fourth and, possibly, fifth safety. We need for that to clear itself up. Hopefully, guys will step forward and make it easy. Right now, it hasn't been an easy decision for us there." Fangio ratt...
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