The San Francisco 49ers entered the 2010-11 NFL season as the overwhelming favorite in the NFC West. Just one month ago, the Arizona Cardinals had lost Kurt Warner and were in the midst of an intense quarterback controversy, the Seattle Seahawks were undergoing the transition to a new coach, and the Rams—already coming off of one of the worst seasons of all time—were starting a rookie quarterback.
Yet today the 49ers find themselves still winless and at the bottom of the NFC West. Two of their losses have been blowouts, by the Seattle Seahawks and the Kansas City Chiefs, two teams which by general consensus were believed to be less talented than the 49ers.
Here is what has gone horribly wrong with the San Francisco 49ers this season: