San Francisco 49ers: 10 Reasons They Will Not Win More Than 8 Games in 2011

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San Francisco 49ers: 10 Reasons They Will Not Win More Than 8 Games in 2011
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The San Francisco 49er Faithful Have Renewed Hope

The San Francisco 49ers have suffered through eight straight non-winning seasons.  Not since 2002 have the 49ers had a winning year and made the playoffs.

As a lifelong 49er fan, it is my sincere hope that new head coach Jim Harbaugh can turn around the fortunes of the 49ers and the team will have a great year. 

Unfortunately, the realist in me says there are just too many obstacles to overcome for this to happen in 2011.  I hope I'm wrong, but the hurdles seem too plentiful for the 49ers to turn it around in just one year.

Let's take a look at the myriad of obstacles the 49ers must overcome in order to have a successful year.

All of these things, or at least the vast majority of them, must turn out well for the 49ers to have a winning campaign.  Although it is possible, it's not necessarily a realistic outlook. 

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