49ers General Manager made an announcement via Twitter this morning:
— John Lynch (@JohnLynch49ers) April 1, 2017
Hightower is a veteran running back and an important addition to the 49ers, who are trying to make the playoffs as a run-first team. Hightower knows San Francisco’s complicated offense — he played for Kyle Shanahan in 2011. So, Hightower can help the rest of the running backs learn Shanahan’s offensive language during the meetings. And if Carlos Hyde takes half a season to memorize the names of the plays — they’re long and complicated — Hightower can carry the running game while Hyde gets himself up to speed. This signing will help the 49ers be ready to compete when the season starts.
What do you think of this move?