Programming note: For comprehensive 49ers coverage from Santa Clara, tune in to SportsNet Central tonight at 6, 10:30 and midnight on Comcast SportsNet Bay Area.
Aldon Smith and Colin Kaepernick are two 49ers veterans who have a lot on the line in 2014.
On the NFL Network's 'Top 100 Players of 2013' countdown, Aldon Smith and Patrick Willis checked in at No. 7 and No. 10 respectively.
Editor's note: Matt Maiocco is in Santa Clara Tuesday through Thursday for the 49ers’ three-day minicamp.
Colin Kaepernick’s new contract has been described in a lot of ways, including a series of one-year contracts.