QB Questions: Who’s Going To Lead San Francisco 49ers Back to the Glory Days?

January 15, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Throughout the 1980s and into the early '90s the 49ers had a dominating dynasty. They were able to win five Super Bowls during the era. That era was known as the Glory Days. Since Bill Walsh retired from coaching the team, they have been in a downward spiral. This offseason, the 49ers were able to sign one of the best available coaches, Jim Harbaugh, from Stanford. With the coaching staff in place, what offseason moves could put the Niners in a position to compete for an NFC West title and even a Super Bowl.
Back in the Glory Days the Niners were led by two Hall of Fame quarterbacks, Joe Montana and Steve Young. Since then they have cycled through mediocre quarterback after mediocre quarterback. Alex Smith was not the answer. Their remaining quarterbacks are Troy Smith, David Carr and Nate Davis. Again none of them are the answer. It is time to start over from scratch. There are a myriad of possible scenarios that could get the team headed in the right direction.
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