In their quest to return to the pinnacle of immortality, the San Francisco 49ers will be tested along the way by a multitude of talent. Clocking in with the ninth most difficult strength of schedule this season, it won’t be a walk in the park to get back.
The journey, however, promises to be an entertaining one to say the least. With a gauntlet of quarterbacking talent set to challenge their fearsome defense, the 49ers will look to reinforce the age-old adage—defense wins championships.
With the season quickly approaching, it’s time to take a look at which matchups bring the greatest intrigue and entertainment value. Don’t be surprised to see a few teams led by young, star quarterbacks on this list. After all, it’s their world now, and we’re just living in it.
All stats courtesy of ESPN.com