10 Burning Questions: NFC West

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8. How will the offseason impact the 49ers D?

Aldon Smith could still be suspended. Tramaine Brock and Chris Culliver are now the starting corners. And there’s a high likelihood NaVorro Bowman doesn’t return until the middle of the season. That does not bode well for the Niners, who are already in a tough spot with Seattle in their division.

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