As expected, the first few days of free agency have become quite chaotic. The San Francisco 49ers usually hang back while the chaos ensues, but for the first time in quite a few years, they were rather active in the opening of free agency.
In fact, they were active in free agency and the trade market.
General manager Trent Baalke didn't wait to the back end of free agency to find replacements for lost players. In trading for quarterback Blaine Gabbert and offensive tackle Jonathan Martin and signing Antoine Bethea, per ESPN, the 49ers found themselves on the front page of free agency.
With this front office, sometimes you just never know. The Anquan Boldin trade from last season is a perfect example of the front office's sneaky tendencies.
As Baalke works to shape this roster, what does this mean for the 49ers veterans?
Well, the 49ers will need to see the results of both free agency and the draft before making necessary cuts. However, as we saw with Carlos Rogers, these things can happen at any moment.
Here are four veteran players the 49ers should set free.