In a salary-cap league with non-guaranteed contracts like the NFL, the offseason is a time teams rid themselves of players not living up to their pay scale.
The 49ers have yet to make any cost-cutting moves this offseason. A year ago, they released veteran cornerback Carlos Rogers to gain cap relief.
As the 49ers’ new defensive coordinator, Eric Mangini does not figure to make wide-sweeping changes with the unit he inherits.
Despite all the upheaval inside the 49ers, the nucleus of the 49ers' roster still appears strong. But the organization has a lot of work to do in the coming months.
When it comes to the 49ers’ roster, there is a plan in place.