3 burning questions 49ers will have entering training camp

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The 49ers are off for the rest of summer until late July, but there are some notable question marks that'll arise heading into training camp.

The San Francisco 49ers just wrapped up two weeks of voluntary organized team activities and then two days of mandatory minicamp, and now, head coach Kyle Shanahan's squad won't take the field again together until training camp.

And that won't be until the end of July.

Shanahan himself noted that OTAs and minicamp don't exactly provide much material, in terms of competition. At least not like training camp. It'll be then when Shanahan takes a closer look at depth charts, positional pecking orders and so on.

He'll likely have a few questions to address, too.

Let's start with three major ones that'll be atop not only his mind but also the minds of fans and analysts alike.

Question No. 1: Do 49ers have enough pass-rushers?

In terms of pass-rushers, it's all-world edge Nick Bosa, and then there's everyone else far behind.

The Niners lost their two best supplementary pass-rushers earlier this offseason, Samson Ebukam and Charles Omenihu. While they hope second-year pro Drake Jackson can take a big leap, or they can at least pull for either Clelin Ferrell or Austin Bryant to resurrect their otherwise underachieving careers, the hard reality is that San Francisco doesn't have a high-quality outside pass-rushing presence to pair with Bosa.

With roughly $10 million left in salary cap space, the 49ers have to be careful about getting into big bidding wars. And after watching former Kansas City Chiefs edge Frank Clark sign with the Denver Broncos recently, the market for still-available pass-rushers might dry up.

Perhaps the Niners consider a free agent like Yannick Ngakoue, but the old adage of NFL defenses still applies regardless:

When you think you have enough pass-rushers, add another.