Ready To Step Up? The NFC West Crown Is For the San Francisco 49ers To Lose

May 31, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The San Francisco 49ers have been one of the more underrated teams in the league. All the way out on the west coast, this young club is unknown to many NFL fans.
Call it surprising, but if I said Vernon Davis or Patrick Willis to some people, they would look at me with a blank stare.
Why? Because the 49ers haven't made the playoffs for quite a few years, and the best way to get known is playing in the months of January and February.
In fact, 2010 is the year in which the 49ers turn the table and take over an NFC West division that is looking for a new leader.
Sorry Cardinals fans, but no playoffs for you. Sure, you still have Larry Fitzgerald, along with Steve Breaston and Early Doucet.
However, you lost both Antrel Rolle and Karlos Dansby, and didn't make any improvements to a defense that couldn't stop any offense in the playoffs. Add to that the departure of Kurt Warner, which leaves Matt Leinart to run your team.
The St. Louis Rams are in major re...

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