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Originally written on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 11/15/14
The 49ers have had two very successful seasons under Head Coach Jim Harbaugh, reaching the NFC Championship and the Super Bowl in those two years, but they still lost their last game of the season. The team will need to address a few needs if they want to win the last game this year General Manager Trent Baalke, who has holes to fill, especially on defense and wide receiver, has options some teams could only hope for with about $14 million in cap space and a plethora of draft choices.  They potentially have 15 picks to (seven are their own, five are from trades, and possibly three compensatory picks) choose or maneuver with to fill the roster or set themselves up for the future, similar to what the New England Patriots have done for years. Where do Baalke and Harbough start in free agency? At the top of their list should be to sign All-Pro safety Dashon Goldson.  He provides leadership and stability for a secondary that has not had any since Hall Famer Ronnie Lott left for Oak...
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