The San Francisco 49ers will head into this offseason with a peace of mind unparalleled in the last decade.
And that's because of Colin Kaepernick.
The second-year quarterback has quashed any possible negativity about San Francisco's long-term quarterback situation.
Barring some freak injury, he will be the 49ers' starting quarterback for several years to come.
Meanwhile, it's a foregone conclusion that Alex Smith will be traded or released.
What we don't know is how many prominent coaches will leave in the offseason.
What we do know is San Francisco has several soon-to-be free agents, and this slideshow focuses on them and other important offseason quandaries.