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Coach who helped develop The Pistol has Colin Kaepernick's back

One of Colin Kaepernick's former coaches will have his back as long as he is in the NFL.

Ezra Shaw

As big as today was with the Anquan Boldin trade, I have to say this pair of tweets might have been the coolest of the day.

Mastro currently coaches at Washington State, but was an assistant under Chris Ault at Nevada. Ault is credited with creating the Pistol, and there has been a lot of talk about Greg Roman working with him to learn more about the Pistol. Mastro worked with Ault during the development process and likely knows plenty about the offense. I suspect Mike Leach has picked his brain quite a bit since hiring him at WSU.

Plenty of NFL coaches will spend a sizable chunk of this offseason trying to figure out how to defend the various wrinkles of the 49ers offense. Whether it be The Pistol formation, the read option plays, or an assortment of other parts of the scheme, it will be a busy offseason for NFL coaches.

I don't normally post my own tweets, but I was pretty proud of this one: