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The 2010 49ers: A List of Realistic Expectations

Forget predicting the record for the 2010 season. I could put anything from 6-10 to 11-5 and probably be able to argue my point. You never know how the league is going to change from game to game.

Take the Broncos, for example. Before the 2009 season, who would have thought they would go on a 6-0 run, becoming the all-around favorites in the AFC West? Conversely, who would of thought they would then go on a 4-game losing streak and miss the play-offs?

How about a list of realistic expectations for the 49ers in 2010? No record predictions, just some realistic and tangible goals the 49ers should achieve and we, as fans, should expect.

Ultimately, I left Alex Smith off the list because I think all fans expect him to improve, and I’m tired of reading articles about the reasons he’ll do it.

The following is a list of things that should improve besides the QB position. Some of them, though, are directly related to it—another reason why I decided to leave it out.

So, here it is: A list of realistic expectations for 49ers fans in 2010…

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