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    After finishing with a 5-11 record in 2015, the 49ers need to fill numerous holes to improve the team. But while many teams will be aggressive to sign free agents, the 49ers will be cautious in how they spend their money. Bee staff writer Matt Barrows takes a look at five positions of need for the 49ers, who can begin signing players Wednesday, March 9, 2016, at 1 p.m.

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Matt Barrows was born in Blacksburg, Va., and attended the University of Virginia. He graduated in 1995, went to Northwestern for a journalism degree a year later, and got his first job at a South Carolina daily in 1997. He joined The Sacramento Bee as a Metro reporter in 1999 and started covering the San Francisco 49ers in 2003. His favorite player of all time is Darrell Green. Reach Barrows at mbarrows@sacbee.com.
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