Preseason is a time for teams to ignore the wins and losses that drive the regular season and ensure their players are showing the right form to carry them into the games that count.
The San Francisco 49ers were at a disadvantage in this regard, with the lockout limiting the time they could adapt to the new scheme brought in by incoming coach Jim Harbaugh.
With this in mind, players would have less time to get prepared and would have fewer opportunities to make their marks on the new coaching staff. Mistakes would be more forgivable given the limited preparation time.
Despite this unusually quick learning period, a few players have earned special recognition for their ineffective efforts during the first two weeks of the preseason.
Here are five San Francisco 49ers who have disappointed this preseason.