They signed a few solid players who fit their scheme. They protected themselves financially. They improved their roster.
There are legitimate reasons to like the moves the 49ers made in free agency. I understand if you do.
I like the overall direction the 49ers are heading — don’t get me wrong. I think they could be Super Bowl contenders in 2019 if they add a few top-shelf players. But, they’re not contenders yet. They’re not in win-now mode. And they should be.
They botched free agency. Here’s how.
No. 1. They didn’t get one top-shelf player.
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