Great offense has been the backbone of the 49ers’ most successful years, here we rank the five best San Francisco players on that side of the ball.
While the most recent period of 49ers success was built around a dominant defense, for the most part they have flourished when they have excelled on offense.
The majority of franchise’s greats have come from the offensive side of the ball, and it was the greatest offensive innovator of all time, Bill Walsh, who built the 49ers dynasty.
San Francisco will be hoping Kyle Shanahan can lead an offense-inspired turnaround in fortunes.
With that in mind, we rank the top five players the current crop of offensive players should be looking to take inspiration from.