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Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Factors in the Michael Crabtree equation

By Mike Sando

Michael Crabtree
Michael Crabtree joined teammates for informal workouts for the first time Monday, when offensive players began a four-day "minicamp" at San Jose State.
What to know when putting into perspective where receiver Michael Crabtree stands heading into his third season with the San Francisco 49ers:
The latest developments on the Crabtree front bear monitoring as the 49ers head toward what remains an uncertain 2011 season. When the lockout finally does end, coach Jim Harbaugh needs to move quickly and decisively in seeing if there's a way to help Crabtree take the next step.