The 49ers don't have the type of athletes who will dazzle their opponents. This team can win by being tougher and more focused than its opponents, John Clayton writes.
Thanks to an infusion of talent offensively, the 49ers now seem ready to challenge the Seahawks in the NFC West, writes John Clayton.
Cornerback Nate Clements should be a very good addition in a division featuring some big targets at wide receiver, writes John Clayton.
The 49ers' draft philosophy is to take the best player available. That has led to an influx of offensive talent, writes John Clayton.
The 49ers plan to let linebacker Julian Peterson rush the quarterback more than he ever has in the past.
QB Alex Smith is sure to experience many growing pains, but the 49ers don't have the luxury of sitting him.