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Peter Schrager: 'Kyle Shanahan is a Top-5 Play Caller in the NFL'

San Francisco 49ers
30 Oct 2020, 04:44 GMT+10

Keiana Martin

In this week's episode of the 49ers You've Got Mail Podcast sponsored by Manscaped, NFL Network's "Good Morning Football" host Peter Schrager joins the show to answer fan-submitted questions surrounding the 49ers statement win over the New England Patriots, previewing Week 8 against an MVP-caliber Russell Wilson and a struggling Seattle Seahawks defense, San Francisco's path to the postseason, Kyle Shanahan's success as a play caller and more.

Podcast Highlights:

2:05 - The biggest takeaway from the 49ers "rare" trouncing over the Patriots. 3:40 - What is the 49ers "identity" while sitting at 4-3? 6:08 - Doubling down on Fred Warner's Defensive Player of the Year campaign. 8:35 - JaMycal Hasty's importance to the 49ers running back group. 10:08 - Kyle Shanahan's success in being able to plug-and-play players and his near-perfect play calling in 2019. 11:26 - Jason Verrett's re-emergence as one of the 49ers top stars on defense. 12:33 - Have the 49ers finally overcome their struggles on the road in Seattle? 14:11 - "No one wants to play the 49ers right now." 15:55 - Are the 49ers a legitimate playoff team? 17:45 - Is the 49ers gauntlet of upcoming matchups as brutal as it appears? 21:41 - Does the lack of fans and lack of defense in Seattle give the team confidence heading into CenturyLink Field? 24:50 - Bobby Wagner vs. George Kittle 25:40 - Is it necessary for the 49ers to be active ahead of the trade deadline?

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