Week 1 of the NFL has even the most passive football fans at the edge of their seats, eager to see what their teams will look like for the rest of the year. With free agency, the draft, training camp stocks, injuries and more, there are annual variables that affect the look of a team season to season, leaving outsiders to puzzle over what the finished product might be.
For this new-look San Francisco 49ers team, its first game of the season was always going to be very revealing, particularly with all of the changeover it experienced in the offseason.
In an explosive debut matchup versus the Green Bay Packers, several questions were answered, while new things were brought to light.
In a convincing 34-28 win to start the season, here are the top things we learned about the 2013 49ers.