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49ers training camp: 8 Poised for a Breakout

Sopoaga will thrive in move back to nose tackle

Now that the 49ers are digging in for their first training camp of the Jim Harbaugh era, we take a look down the roster at eight key veteran players who are poised for a breakout in 2011 under the tutelage of the team's new coaching staff.

Michael Crabtree For a wide receiver who has put up representative numbers during his first two NFL seasons despite playing for a team with a struggling offense and serious quarterback problem, Crabtree's image and reputation have taken quite a pounding during his first two years with the 49ers. Crabtree got late starts with the team each of those years – in 2009 because of a prolonged contract... Recommended Stories