Early predictions for 49ers offensive starting lineup in 2020

Jimmy Garoppolo #10 of the San Francisco 49ers (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
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2020 San Francisco 49ers offensive lineup (skill players)

Quarterback: Jimmy Garoppolo

Let it be known throughout the land: Jimmy Garoppolo is the quarterback for the 49ers. He was always the quarterback for the 49ers. He will continue to be the quarterback for the 49ers.

While he had some downs, the hard facts of the matter is Garoppolo led the team to the Super Bowl in his first full season.

Case closed. Next.

Running back: Raheem Mostert

This one is arguably a moot point, as the Niners utilize a committee approach to the position with great success.

Still, somebody has to be credited with starting the game, and Raheem Mostert is a great player with a great story.

Cut time and time again from NFL teams, to sticking with the 49ers as a special teams ace to becoming the starting running back on a contender, Mostert is a brilliant underdog story that should continue with him as the lead back for 2020.

Fullback: Kyle Juszczyk

Well, duh. Kyle Juszczyk is the top fullback in the NFL with impeccable blocking while also being a receiving threat and safety valve in the passing game.

An obvious choice.

Wide receiver: Deebo Samuel

A revelation as a rookie, Deebo Samuel has emerged as a true No. 1 receiver following his rookie year and will continue to be utilized in an array of ways in the offense of mastermind/evil genius Kyle Shanahan.

Wide receiver: CeeDee Lamb

And we have our first change for the team!

I’m an advocate of the Niners using No. 13 on the rich pool of receiving talent, and while it’s not the only direction the team could go in, there are certainly players who would be an instant upgrade for the receiving corps.

Jerry Jeudy is the top receiving prospect, but he may not be available unless a run on the equally rich tackle class knocks him down, but CeeDee Lamb would be a very nice consolation prize.

Wide receiver (slot): Trent Taylor

This will be the last chance for Trent Taylor to be the slot receiver he showed glimpses of as a rookie.

Unfortunately, injury has plagued him since, but he has one season left to add that extra element for San Francisco.

Tight end: George Kittle

George Kittle is already one of the most beloved players in 49ers history, and the starting tight end role is not one he’s going to relinquish anytime soon.

Kittle can do it all, and is still only entering his prime. He will be worth the price when he eventually inks his very expensive and very deserving contract extension.