San Francisco 49ers: How Best To Build for the 2012 Season

December 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Despite an historically poor field of competition in the NFC West, the San Francisco 49ers were unable to prove their young team president right when he predicted even after an 0-5 start that the 49ers would win the 2010 NFC West title.
They had a chance to do so with a record as paltry as 7-9, and shockingly stayed in realistic contention until losing to the St. Louis Rams in Week 16. But in the end, a thoroughly confusing quarterback carousel coupled with other grossly underperforming units led to the eighth straight season of playoff-free 49ers football and the much-anticipated, much-demanded release of Mike Singletary as head coach.
Jed York seems intent on a major overhaul to return the 49ers to a posture of perennial contention, but before they can do any of that, the 49ers have a date with the Arizona Cardinals in Week 17 in which the team and interim head coach Jim Tomsula can learn a lot about the future of the team.
It is highly unlikely that the 2011 season wi...

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