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Pressure on Rookie Carlos Hyde to Spell Gore, Could Handle 30% of 49ers Carries

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San Francisco 49ers rookie Carlos Hyde is primed for a large role in the backfield this season following Kendall Hunter's torn ACL and LaMichael James' dislocated elbow.

Can Hyde handle the added responsibility as a rookie?  What percentage of carries will he receive as the 49ers aim to keep 31-year-old starter Frank Gore fresh?  Can Hyde also contribute in the passing game?

Watch as Adam Lefkoe and Bleacher Report NFL Analyst Matt Miller discuss the future of the 49ers backfield in the video above.

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