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of Super Bowl LIII and with that we have bold predictions for what will happen over the next few months. ESPN put together a bold prediction for each team in free agency and for the 49ers [url=http://www.49erscheapstore.com/deforest-buckner-jersey-cheap]Cheap DeForest Buckner Jersey[/url] , they have Earl Thomas getting signed via free agency. Nick Wagoner, ESPN’s 49ers writer, broke down the prediction: It’s been clear Thomas and the Seahawks will be going their separate ways, with hints coming out before the 2018 season even began. After being unable to get an extension worked out, Thomas penned an article asking the Seahawks to trade him. This was amidst apparent mutual interest with the Dallas Cowboys. So apparent, the NFL recently wrapped up a tampering investigation between the Cowboys and Thomas. He reported for the season with the Seahawks, but there were tensions going during the season culminating in his season ending injury where he flipped the Seattle sideline the bird.Dallas appears to be his first choice [url=http://www.49erscheapstore.com/k_waun-williams-jersey-cheap]http://www.49erscheapstore.com/k_waun-williams-jersey-cheap[/url] , but Thomas has also been linked to the San Francisco 49ers. Robert Saleh runs a similar defensive system to the one Thomas plays (or played) in with Seattle so the system transition would be rather seamless. The 49ers also couldn’t ask for a better salesman in Richard Sherman who can try and talk Thomas into coming to the team. Sherman has been open to Thomas coming to San Francisco as well. From a needs standpoint, the 49ers need safety help—or at the very least, depth. The position was decimated by injuries more than any other (yes, even quarterback) with the 49ers playing backups up of the backups. Jaquiski Tartt is yet to start for all 16 games in an NFL season (2018 was his fourth year) and Adrian Colbert is somewhat of a question mark. Jimmie Ward, who was written as a nickel corner to start, could also could fill in, but his status for 2019 is unknown. From a draft standpoint [url=http://www.49erscheapstore.com/richard-sherman-jersey-cheap]Youth Richard Sherman Jersey[/url] , the 49ers have other pressing needs in the first round. Well, one in an edge-rusher. Safety is a position to address, but bringing Thomas in could allow them to use a later round pick on a safety to develop while Thomas holds things down in the meantime. Thomas will be 30 when the 2019 season gets going so this may be his last long-term contract. Coming to San Francisco is going to be less about interest and who wants to pay that long-term contract. The 49ers have plenty of cash, but they also know that cash can go to nothing rather quick.Do you see Thomas coming to San Francisco?49ers tackling issues continued in Chiefs loss So beyond a decision on whether or not to step out of bounds, one of the more disturbing nuances to come out of Week 3’s loss to the Chiefs was the 49ers tackling ability, or lack thereof. The defense at large had difficulty wrapping up at best and absolute whiffs at worst. We aren’t even going into how Chiefs running backs could moonwalk into the endzone. This isn’t a single game problem. According to Pro Football Focus, the 49ers have 43 missed tackles thus far [url=http://www.49erscheapstore.com/dante-pettis-jersey-cheap]Cheap Dante Pettis Jersey[/url] , the most in the league. So now it’s not a player or a game problem, it’s a defense problem. The 49ers had 17 missed tackles against the Chiefs, and ten of them were split between Reuben Foster (6) and Fred Warner (4). Those are linebackers. Two of which fans hope can be the future. Linebackers are put on the field to tackle.The Athletic’s David Lombardi put some great context behind all of this: While the Raiders are getting laughed at, they at least get single digit missed tackles, the 49ers have had double digits every game. So what gives? We’ll have more on the tackling issues in a film breakdown, but a couple points of note: 1) It was Reuben Foster’s first game back. Last year, he had 10 missed tackles the entire season [url=http://www.49erscheapstore.com/ahkello-witherspoon-jersey-cheap]Cheap Ahkello Witherspoon Jersey[/url] , so hopefully this is a case of being over-eager in his return, and 2) Fred Warner is a rookie still learning the ropes, and he is still been a run-stopping machine, with 17 of his 26 tackles being stops.Defensive coordinator Robert Saleh acknowledged the issue last week, saying it had to deal with angles. This will no doubt come up again in a future press conference, and it will be interesting to hear what he’s doing to address what is clearly a big problem with the defense. Whatever the issue is, the 49ers will need to clean things up before the Los Angeles Chargers game on Sunday. The offense has C.J. Beathard behind center and while things could be worse [url=http://www.49erscheapstore.com/marquise-goodwin-jersey-cheap]http://www.49erscheapstore.com/marquise-goodwin-jersey-cheap[/url] , there is going to be an awful lot to ask of the defense so things don’t go completely off the rails.