Jim Harbaugh is a big fan of competition. It isn't clear when training camp is going to occur, but players need to bring their A-game when it finally rolls around.
Harbaugh has only had brief interaction with players on the roster. His first impressions of the majority of players is going to come when the team finally hits the field.
Tape can only tell so much about a specific player. Everyone wants to appeal to the better nature of the new coaching regime. Some positions are locked down, but others are wide open. Position battles are among the most-intriguing story lines to follow during an offseason.
There are five position battles that are going to be all-out dog fights. Here they are.