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49ers roster turnover: Fans not so surprisingly positive about changes

The 49ers made a variety of moves to bolster their 2013 lineup. Based on all the roster turnover, how would you grade the 49ers roster at this point?


Two weeks ago, I started up a series of posts to act as a sort of final countdown to training camp. We took a look at the 49ers roster turnover at each position, breaking down how the depth chart has changed over the last year. We looked at four depth charts, including the 49ers first preseason depth chart, their regular season Week 2 depth chart, their Super Bowl depth chart, and this pre-training camp depth chart compiled by Matt Barrows.

Here is a rundown of the 12 posts, along with a screenshot of the vote as of publication:



Running Back


Wide Receiver


Tight End


Offensive Tackle


Interior Offensive Line


Defensive Line


Inside Linebacker


Outside Linebacker






Special Teams


It is not exactly surprising to see so many positive votes, and it is not surprising that safety gets the only fully negative vote. We have a few other close ones, including wide receiver, inside linebacker and tight end. I'm surprised more people did not vote "Worse" for wide receiver, but even without Crabtree, you could make an argument that the upside of this group right now is better than the upside of Crabtree combined with what little the 49ers had when the Super Bowl got here. Crabtree is clearly better than anybody in the current group of receivers, but what do you think about the upside of the young guys combined with the potential steadying calm of Anquan Boldin?

I figured we would take this and then put together a 1 to 10 poll for how you would grade the 49ers overall offseason, in terms of additions and subtractions. 1 would be the worst possible offseason, 10 would be the best possible offseason.

Here is a rundown of all the 49ers transactions that set up the depth chart as we currently see it. The list includes players added and lost in free agency, players added and lost via trade, players re-signed as free agents, players already under contract given contract extensions and or pay cuts, players left un-signed, and the 11 draft picks. If you think I'm missing anybody, please let me know.

But based on all these additions and subtractions, what do you think of the 49ers offseason of transactions with 1 being the worst possible offseason and 10 being the best possible offseason. You can factor in the Eric Wright voided trade if you think that qualifies as "one that got away."

Free agency additions

DL Glenn Dorsey (UFA, Chiefs)
LB Dan Skuta (UFA, Bengals)
S Craig Dahl, (UFA, Rams)
K Phil Dawson (UFA, Browns)
CB Nnamdi Asomugha (UFA, cut by Eagles)
OL Adam Snyder (UFA, cut by Cardinals)
S Raymond Ventrone (UFA, Browns)
WR Kassim Osgood (UFA, Lions)
WR Marlon Moore (RFA not tendered, Dolphins)

Waivers addition

WR Charly Martin (Seahawks)


CB Tramaine Brock (RFA)
S Darcel McBath (RFA not tendered, became UFA)

Contract extensions (of players already under contract)

NT Ian Williams (extension through 2015)
DT Justin Smith (extension through 2015)
RT Anthony Davis (extension through 2019)

Pay Cut

WR Mario Manningham (pay cut)
OLB Parys Haralson (pay cut)
C Jonathan Goodwin (pay cut)

Free agency subtractions

S Dashon Goldson (UFA, Buccaneers)
NT Isaac Sopoaga (UFA, Eagles)
TE Delanie Walker (UFA, Titans)
NT Ricky Jean Francois (UFA, Colts)
WR/RS Ted Ginn Jr. (UFA, Panthers)
K David Akers (cut, Lions)


OL Leonard Davis (UFA)
LB Tavares Gooden (UFA)
LB Larry Grant (UFA): Awaiting 4-game suspension for positive PED test
LB Clark Haggans (UFA)
WR Randy Moss (UFA)

Trade additions

WR Anquan Boldin (trade from Ravens, 2013 sixth-round draft pick)
QB Colt McCoy (trade from Browns, along with sixth-round pick for 2013 fifth- and seventh-round picks)

Trade subtractions

QB Alex Smith (trade to Chiefs, 2013 second-round draft pick and 2014 conditional second- or third-round pick)

Draft picks

1st (No. 18 overall, via trade with Dallas): Safety Eric Reid (LSU)
2nd (No. 40 overall, via trade with Tennessee): Defensive end Tank Carradine (Florida State)
2nd (No. 55 overall, via trade with Green Bay): Tight end Vance McDonald (Rice)
3rd (No. 88 overall, via trade with Green Bay): Outside linebacker Corey Lemonier (Auburn)
4th (No. 128 overall): Wide receiver Quinton Patton (Louisiana Tech)
4th (No. 131 overall, comp): Running back Marcus Lattimore (South Carolina)
5th (No. 157 overall, from Indianapolis): Defensive tackle Quinton Dial (Alabama)
6th (No. 180 overall, from Miami): Linebacker Nick Moody (Florida State)
7th (No. 237 overall): Quarterback B.J. Daniels (South Florida)
7th (No. 246 overall, comp): Offensive tackle Carter Bykowski (Iowa State)
7th (No. 252 overall, comp): Cornerback Marcus Cooper (Rutgers)

Undrafted Free Agents

C Sherman Carter Tennessee State
FB Alex Debniak Stanford
HB MarQueis Gray Minnesota
RB D.J. Harper Boise State
WR Chuck Jacobs Utah State
OT Luke Marquardt Azusa Pacific
LS Kevin McDermott UCLA
CB Darryl Morris Texas State
DL Lawrence Okoye London, England
G Patrick Omameh Michigan
NT Mike Purcell Wyoming
CB Lowell Rose Tulsa
FB Jason Schepler Northern Illinois
P Colton Schmidt UC Davis