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A lot to be proud of in the 3rd year of the Harbaugh era...a look ahead at a 10 year glance




Though it has been a disappointing 3 years in capturing another Lombardi trophy (but you have to be grateful and appreciative to the front office and team for this stint), there are better days ahead. With a great owner&front office, a nucleus of playoff-experienced veterans, a franchise caliber QB who finished his first full season (and has 2 NFC championship games; 1SB under his belt), highly touted 'redshirts' that expect to contribute for the next 4-5 years, and always (it seems) a baker's dozen of picks going into each draft...there is nothing but upside to this franchise.

I have faith in our front office to maximize the roster talent to compete year in and year out (see what they did to get Boldin; and what they could have paid to get Harvin--no knock on Harvin but see what Boldin was able to produce and what was given up to get him.

Also consider the new stadium as a draw for incoming unrestricted free agents.

As fans we are in good hands.

It still hurts from the last 3 years short comings---still hasn't healed.This Sunday's loss is still an open wound...but look ahead for greatness and an eventual 6th championship.

After looking at a post from another site, you don't really put into perspective what it took to get the back to back super bowls; and the eventual 5 trophy. As a child growing up, I lived in the moment of each season and each 'failed' season was a memory we conciously forgot. But as I look back at the span of 10 years (1986-1995) see the tribulations of those lost seasons.

Check Dr. Bill Walsh's post in the link below:

http://www.49erswebzone.com/forum/niners/162030-montana-young-saga-91-92/

This rivalry with the Seahawks (though frustrating) is a chapter in this franchise's history that could be the beginning of the greatest rivalries in the NFL. We a fans might be witness the beginning of a Packers/Bears or Cowboys/Redskins like rivalry that spans generations. We should be lucky to witnessing this. Eventually it will be that much more fulfilling that we win a championship during this time during during the peak of our rivals dominance.

This is a FanPost and does not necessarily reflect the views of Niners Nation's writers or editors. It does reflect the views of this particular fan though, which is as important as the views of Niners Nation's writers or editors.

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