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Your daily San Francisco 49ers news for Wednesday, December 8th, 2021

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Report: 49ers work out three RBs after Mitchell, Wilson injuries

“San Francisco reportedly worked out three running backs Tuesday, with second-year back JaMycal Hasty left as the only healthy player at the position.”

Donte Whitner explains what change 49ers need to make at cornerback

“If they are healthy, if Emmanuel Moseley is healthy, I think Dontae Johnson deserves a chance to start.”

Matt Maiocco gives one reason to be optimistic about 49ers’ CB situation

“The second that Jason Verrett went down, we knew there were going to be some issues with the cornerback position,” Maiocco told Tolbert, Krueger and Brooks on Monday. “They did sign Josh Norman even before that, he wasn’t signed to be a starter. When your best cornerback goes down, every team in the league is going to have issues. It’s really difficult to find cornerbacks, and the best cornerbacks one year might be the worst cornerbacks the next year. It’s the most volatile position in the NFL.”

‘I think we have it all’: Trent Williams believes 49ers can ‘shock some people’

“I think everybody can see, when we have our guys on the field, when we’re healthy, I think we pass the eye test,” Williams said. “We’ve got the defense. We have the running game. We have the skill players. I think we have it all.

49ers mailbag: How dire is the situation at RB? How’s DeMeco Ryans done so far? (Paywall)

“Questions about running back and special teams dominated this week’s mailbag. And, of course, it wouldn’t be a 2021 49ers mailbag if there weren’t some Trey Lance queries thrown into the mix.”

49ers have to target these 4 free-agent cornerbacks in 2022

“But the lack of depth here, so painfully revealed in so many games this season, suggests the Niners have to act aggressively on the NFL free agency market this upcoming offseason.”