Sgt. Largent wrote:You can change scheme and tactics all day long, but if you don't have the talent, it doesn't matter what formation and scheme you're in.
I think it's a combination of the two. The 49ers went from 4-and-12 to a Super Bowl favorite in one single year. How did they do that? They added some pieces but they also revised their schemes to match their players ala Belichick style.https://www.sacbee.com/sports/nfl/san-f ... 95184.html
How'd the Niners do it? Lol.
9ERS 2019 DRAFT PICKS
First round (2): DE Nick Bosa, Ohio State
Second round (36): WR Deebo Samuel, South Carolina
Third round (67): WR Jalen Hurd, Baylor
Fourth round (110): P Mitch Wishnowsky, Utah
Fifth round (148): LB Dre Greenlaw, Arkansas
Sixth round (176): TE Kaden Smith, Stanford
Sixth round (183): T Justin Skule, Vanderbilt
Sixth round (198): CB Tim Harris, Virginia
-- LB Kwon Alexander (UFA: Tampa Bay): 4 years/$53.5 million, $14.25 million guaranteed
-- LB Dee Ford (trade; Kansas City): 5 years/$85 million, $19.75 million guaranteed
-- RB Tevin Coleman (UFA; Atlanta): 2 years/$8.5 million, $5.25 million guaranteed
-- CB Jason Verrett (UFA; L.A. Chargers): 1 year/$3.6 million, $1 million guaranteed
-- LB David Mayo (UFA; Carolina): 2 years/$2.5 million, $1.1 million guaranteed
-- WR Jordan Matthews (UFA; Philadelphia): 1 year/$2 milllion, $300,000 guaranteed
-- OL Ben Garland (UFA; Atlanta); 1 year/$805,000
-- DT Cedric Thornton (reinstated off reserve/retired list)
-- C Wesley Johnson (UFA; Dolphins): 1 year/$805,000
-- LB LaRoy Reynolds (UFA; Eagles): 1 year/ $805,000
-- TE Levine Toilolo (UFA; Lions): 1 year/$805,000
Not a bad off season huh when you can add Bosa, Samuel, Greenlaw and 4-5 impact free agents.........to go with your prior 4-5 years of nothing but 1st and 2nd round picks all over your roster.