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Coach Jim Harbaugh and GM Trent Baalke hinted Tuesday that LaMichael James would have a game-day role going forward.”It’s safe to say that LaMichael is going to start getting his opportunities,” Baalke said. “And (I’m) confident that he’ll make the most of them when given the opportunity.” Frank Gore noted that James has made needed improvements in patience and running in tight spaces, though he’s still not as hard to tackle as Kendall Hunter was. Brandon Jacobs was unimpressive as Frank Gore’s backup last week. It will be interesting to see how the Niners utilize the former Oregon runner. He is very explosive, and could be someone to keep an eye on this week.
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