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Keys to 49ers Minicamp

Kaepernick will have to improve without Crabtree.

The unofficial end of the offseason is upon the 49ers, as team begins its three-day minicamp Tuesday. With a talented roster and coaching staff already in place, San Francisco might not have to accomplish as much as others this week, but the team still has areas to focus on to repeat as NFC champs. Inside we break down five keys to the mandatory minicamp.

Replacing Crabtree Without a doubt, the biggest key to the 49ers' offseason is finding a way to cope with the absence of the team's leading wide receiver. Michael Crabtree suffered a torn Achilles tendon in OTAs back in May and figures to miss a majority of the season, if not all of 2013. Crabtree emerged as Colin Kaepernick's favorite third down target and was becoming one of the better...

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