San Francisco 49ers: Bringing The Holt-Bruce Tandem Back Together?


Published: March 13, 2009


... Bruce was for the Rams back in the late 90's, early 00's, it should be the San Francisco 49ers.

Often tormented by the receiving pair catching passes from long-time rival quarterback Kurt Warner, the 49ers are well aware of the damage this 1-2 punch can do to opposing defenses.

San Francisco shouldn't even need to look outside their own team to realize a 1-2 punch at wide receiver is a key to a winning football team.

Everyone who is remotely an NFL fan considers former 49er great Jerry Rice as the greatest receiver of all time, but lest we forget John Taylor was no slouch either—playing opposite the legendary receiver for three Super Bowls, while appearing in two Pro Bowls of his own.

The news of Torry Holt being released by the Rams, and ESPN's John Clayton's mention of the 49ers as possible destination, sparked the writing of this piece. After ten seasons in St. Louis the Rams decided to part ways with their seven-time Pro Bowl wide receiver who h...

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