As we enter Week 17, the San Francisco 49ers (10-4-1) have locked up a playoff berth, and with some luck, could still seal the No. 2 seed in the NFC.
With Colin Kaepernick, Frank Gore and this defense, the team has seen some real highs this season. At a number of points during the 2012-13 season, the 49ers looked like the best team in the league.
They are fundamentally sound, balanced and are just recently discovering they can be explosive as well.
The Niners are looking to become regulars in the postseason, so it would be beneficial for them to figure out a formula that works for them after Week 17 is in the books. In this piece, we'll break down what the San Francisco 49ers can do to give themselves the best chance at a title this year.