The 49ers haven't been to the playoffs since 2002. It has seemed as though every season in the past few years has been the year the 49ers would turn around their misfortune.
In 2010, the NFC West produced the first playoff team with a losing record in NFL history. It isn't going to take a dominant performance to allow the 49ers to make a playoff push. Simply posting a winning record will probably be enough to put them in the playoff picture.
Jim Harbaugh is undergoing his first NFL offseason. As long as the CBA is renewed in a timely manner, all offseason activity will take place as usual. Let's take a look at how the 49ers should attack this offseason.