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Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates with Justin Smith #94 after a forced fumble in the fourth quarter against the Washington Redskins at Levi's Stadium on November 23, 2014 in Santa Clara, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

6 Offseason Moments Where You Were Forced To Admit The 49ers Are Rebuilding

When Frank Gore arrived the 49ers were coming off a 2-14 season and there was no real reason for hope among the 49er faithful. Gore’s consistent performances provided that that hope on offense. A few years later the addition of Patrick Willis gave the defense a stout, punishing identity. The duo helped tick the win-loss record higher until Jim Harbaugh arrived to put all the pieces together. It’s clear now that any future success for the franchise will come without any of them.

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HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 22: Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos calls a play during the first half of the game against the Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium on December 22, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Peyton Changes Definition Of ‘Omaha’

Quarterback Peyton Manning says he’ll still use the word ‘Omaha’ while calling plays for the Denver Broncos this season.

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Tight end Delanie Walker #46 of the San Francisco 49ers scores a touchdown on a catch and run against free safety Earl Thomas #29 of the Seattle Seahawks in the third quarter on October 18, 2012 at Candlestick Park. (Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: 49ers Will Miss Walker’s Versatility

The 49ers lost tight end Delanie Walker on his first day as a free agent when he signed with the Tennessee Titans.

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