This is the million dollar question.
The more and more I think about it, it is FOOLISH in my opinion, to think this team will be turned around in 1 year or even 2.
The reality is a new HC, new OC, new DC, pretty much the entire staff means it will take some time to turn this thing around. This is a MAJOR revamp which will take time to change things.
There are way too many needs that need to be met of which I see the need for the following:
2 new corners
1 or 2 OLB
1 NT and DE
This is about half the roster that needs to be replaced, and not only replaced, but time to develop, which would be 3 years through the draft, to get player personnel to fit the new offensive and defensive schemes.
I would consider trading Frank Gore also. He is a stud RB, but by the time this team will be able to compete, I think he will be about done.
I would also listen to trades offers, in exchange for draft picks for everybody accept 4 of the 5 OL, Crabtree, Davis, Justin Smith, and P Willis.
This might seem radical, and most people think this team is closer to success than it really is. I know this assessment stings, and stings a lot, but I would rather have it take 3 more years of the team going the right way than to put bandages on a gushing wound and obtain just moderate success.
What do you think?