They're not the big five, the miracle five, and they're most certainly not the "Fab Five."
They don't have to be fancy, they just need to help make the 49ers offense work.
The offensive coordinator of the 49ers usually has a life expectancy of one year, but play-calling shouldn't be the reason to blame.
Injuries and anemic play have also played a role. For this offense to be successful, these five guys will be counted on heavily to do their part and help make the Niners much better offensively.
On every unit, from the offensive line, to receivers, to running backs and yes, the quarterback, all it takes are five players needing to make this offense click
Here's the five most important offensive players for 2009: