The San Francisco 49ers face a brutal test in Week 1 against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field. It's a contest that most experts expect the Packers to win, but the 49ers have all the right tools at their disposal to prove them wrong.
Even more frightening is the fact that the team loaded up on defense this past draft. The secondary—a big liability last year—looks to be much improved in 2012.
Still, the 49ers haven't exactly been twiddling their thumbs this past offseason. General manager Trent Baalke has done an excellent job of shoring up areas of weakness, and the team's roster is one of the league's deepest from top to bottom.
Let's take a look at a few things the 49ers need to do in order to defeat the Packers at Lambeau Field on Sunday.