Much to the dismay of San Francisco 49ers fans, the Seattle Seahawks are Super Bowl champs. With the season concluded, the focus will shift to the daily grind of the NFL offseason, including free agency.
Under the Trent Baalke/Jim Harbaugh era, the 49ers haven't been considered big spenders in free agency. This will likely not change in 2014, as the 49ers will look to re-sign key players such as quarterback Colin Kaepernick and receiver Michael Crabtree.
However, with free agency, expect the unexpected.
Only a handful of players actually receive big payouts, while the rest are waiting to pick up the leftovers. As shown in the past, the 49ers have done rather well with the latter group.
Let's take a look at some players who could catch the 49ers' eye in 2014.