So, they begin anew in 2011, and have some new faces within the organization. There's a new head coach in Jim Harbaugh, WR in Braylon Edwards and safety Donte Whitner. Also, RB Frank Gore had his season cut short due to a hip injury, so his health is a concern for 2011.
Nonetheless, it appears the 49ers are back on track.
With that, here are five concerning questions they need to answer.