Fresh off a gut-wrenching Super Bowl loss, the San Francisco 49ers are set to rally behind the shield of coach Jim Harbaugh once again. This is a team that has experienced an incredible resurgence, inching closer to the Lombardi Trophy each season.
In only 37 games and one-and-a-half offseasons, this team has shutdown the best teams in the National Football League and proved they are championship worthy. Now that they know what it takes it to get there, the 49ers—led by their bull shark Patrick Willis—smell blood in the water.
This time around, the 49ers are sporting a new look behind center and have bolstered the depth of this roster at several position groups. With another offseason of upgrades in 2013, it is possible San Francisco fields their best team under Harbaugh to date.
Here are the final 53 players that will make up that roster.