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Niners' pass rush in need of more Moore

Moore vs. Cards: 1 sack, 2 QB pres, 1 QB hit, 1 FF

Brandon Moore, a player without a true position on the San Francisco defense, was the 49ers' most effective edge pass rusher in last week's season opener, even though he didn't start the game against Arizona. The 49ers plan to continue to use the fifth-year linebacker in a variety of roles Sunday against the St. Louis Rams as San Francisco looks for ways to pump up its pass rush.

Here's what Moore had to say this week about how he expects to be used against the Rams, along with his takes on several other subjects surrounding the San Francisco defense and his development as a pass rusher. On the continuing uncertainty of his role: "I think for this week I'll be doing stuff on the outside a little bit. Just a little bit. I just take it in stride. It's one of those things...

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