Niner Noise takes a look at the top 10 49ers players heading into 2020.
There’s a lot to like about this San Francisco 49ers team heading into the 2020 NFL season.
From a defense that finished as one of the best in the league, based on Football Outsiders’ DVOA metric, to a head coach and offensive play-caller in Kyle Shanahan, who is considered among the best in the league, the franchise looks to be in great shape coming off its Super Bowl LIV run last season.
This certainly doesn’t mean the roster is without its flaws, but it is among the best in the NFL and should see the team continue to be considering one of the top contenders to not only represent the NFC in the Super Bowl again but have a good shot at hoisting the franchises’ sixth Lombardi Trophy.
With all that in mind, it makes sense to break down the 49ers roster and look at which players are the best of the best for the 2020 team.
The power ranking that follows is based on several criteria, including the overall football ability of the player in question, his role on the team and how those to come together to create the sum of what impact the player will have on the 49ers.
But before we get into the list, here are a few players on the outside looking in.