49ers Rumors: Cassius Marsh And Jeremiah Attaochu To Be Team's Top Edge Rushers?

The San Francisco 49ers were one of the worst teams in the league when it came to rushing the passer last season, ranking 26th with just 30 sacks on the season.

Finding reliable pass rushers has been one of the biggest focal points of the offseason for the team, and while San Francisco hasn't shown a ton of improvement during OTAs, two players have emerged as the likely duo on pass rushing downs, according to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee. 

The 49ers are trying to figure out their best pass-rushing configurations this year as they look to boost their 26th-ranked sack total from a year ago. The two edge rushers who seem to get the most snaps together on obvious passing downs are Cassius Marsh and Jeremiah Attaochu.

San Francisco has a promising three-man front with Arik Armstead, Solomon Thomas, and DeForest Buckner, but edge rushers continue to be one of this team's biggest weaknesses.

Marsh was acquired by the 49ers after he played in nine games for the New England Patriots last season. He only managed three sacks in 15 games combined between the two teams, but two of those - and two forced fumbles - came in his six games with the Niners.

Attaochu only played in four games for the Los Angeles Chargers last season, recording just seven tackles with no sacks.

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