Training Camp may still be more than a month away, but that doesn't mean we can't start talking about who will be filling out the 49ers starting lineup in 2010.
Most of the pieces are in place for San Francisco to make a playoff push this fall, but they will need to improve in several areas in order to do so.
Alex Smith must continue his improvement at the quarterback position if the 49ers want to have a successful season. If he gets off to a sluggish start in training camp, David Carr will be looking to take his spot.
Many rookies, such as Mike Iupati and Taylor Mays, will also be looking to make an immediate impact in training camp.
Here are the top five position battles to look for during 49ers training camp this August.