With the trade deadline looming at the end of October, the San Francisco 49ers have a decision to make.
Sure, the team could upgrade along the interior offensive line, but cohesion matters the most at that position.
The trio of Aaron Banks, Jake Brendel, and Spencer Burford are going on a year and a half of playing together.
Right tackle Colton McKivitz has had his “moments,” but so long as he’s not a turnstile, the offense will continue to move the ball.
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The other popular suggestions call for the 49ers to add an edge rusher opposite of Nick Bosa to insert the final infinity stone along the defensive line or invest in a cornerback.
Neither are bad ideas. Bosa is double-teamed at an extreme rate, while Browns receiver Amari Cooper showed what a WR1 can do to the Niners secondary.
Aiyuk in the offseason and still have ample space to trade for and give a new contract to a player the caliber of Brian Burns.
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