With the recent suspension of 49ers running back Brandon Jacobs, it's evident that coach Jim Harbaugh has no problem laying the smack-down on misfits plaguing his roster. After all, he cut struggling wide receiver Braylon Edwards mid-season last year.
Although punishing two veterans on short-term contracts doesn't seem like a pattern, it does point to Harbaugh's openness to give players with checkered histories a second chance. After all, the Randy Moss experiment has worked out well so far this year, so maybe Harbaugh should consider rehabbing other misfit players as well. Here are our top five misfit candidates that Harbaugh should pursue: