The San Francisco 49ers need to make a spark in free agency this offseason.
The franchise has the potential to become a dominant team for a long time. If they make some smart offseason moves, they could very well be a Super Bowl contender yet again.
Re-signing key players like Alex Smith, Dashon Goldson and Carlos Rogers will be important. After locking up some of the key guys responsible for the 49ers' success last season, the team has to improve its weakness (the 49ers have two glaring holes that they could fill in free agency — cornerbacks and wide receivers).
Here is a list of 5 players I believe could help spark the 49ers into taking the next step: