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5 Roles the San Francisco 49ers Need to Improve in the 2nd Half

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5 Roles the San Francisco 49ers Need to Improve in the 2nd Half
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The San Francisco 49ers find themselves coming off of their bye week in an enviable situation. Having won five straight games, they sit a game-and-a-half behind Seattle in the NFC West and are primed to make a push into the playoffs.

At the same time, however, you have to take the greater context into play when viewing San Francisco's recent win streak. The five teams the 49ers have faced have a combined record of 13-24; it hasn't exactly been a murderer's row of a schedule. There's still room for improvement—some players will have to improve upon their first-half performance if San Francisco is going to catch and pass its rivals in the division or conference.

Here are five positions that need better production over the last half of 2013.

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