As expected, the 49ers have shown to be the most consistent team in a division crowded with old-school flavor, exhibited by a clobbering defense and a solid run game.
How many other teams—let alone other divisions—can play this style?
The loss to the New York Giants in Week 6 still stings, but the 49ers understand how brutal the schedule is in the second half of the season. They will have plenty of games to prove their Super Bowl mettle.
However, great teams continue to build teams even with success ahead of them. With the trade deadline approaching on Thursday, here are three players the 49ers should consider trading.