The San Francisco 49ers had an eventful offseason. When your first free-agent signing is a receiver who will be 34 this season and had last played a meaningful game in November 2010, the ripples resonate throughout the league.
In my mind, it’s not that easy finding the bad in some of the team’s bad moves. But then, that’s why they play the games. Each team takes on its own personality each season; the games are different because the opponents—outside the division—are different. And the Niners in 2012 will face a much different outlook than they did in ’11.
No one is going to overlook the 49ers. For many teams this game will be their “season” game, meaning a win will make their season. So it remains to be seen how it all plays out, but here’s a semi-humorous rundown of the team’s best and worst offseason moves.