2010 Fantasy Team Predictions: San Francisco 49ers

September 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The San Francisco 49ers have extremely high expectations headed into this season, and are still led by one of the league's few remaining first-tier running backs, Frank Gore.
San Francisco's defense proved to be one of the most-productive fantasy D/ST units in the league last season, and, obviously that's the team's strength.
The franchise hasn't been to the playoffs since 2002, and with the rest of the NFC looking weaker by the day, anything less would be a major disappointment.
Here are five predictions regarding the impact the San Francisco 49ers can have on your fantasy league.
1. Vernon Davis will not disappoint
Last season, Vernon Davis went from major draft bust to the top fantasy tight end in the NFL. He had 78 catches for 965 yards and 13 touchdowns.
He was drafted sixth overall in 2006, and combines his great size (6'3", 250 pounds) with wide receiver speed.
Given his past, it's not completely out of the question to assume that Davis could s...

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