The NFL's free agency period begins Friday with the 49ers sure to go after some of their own. Now that the team is beneath the league-mandated salary cap, here's a look at each of the team's 18 unrestricted, restricted and exclusive rights free agents, where each currently stands with the team, and the interest each can expect from the Niners in the upcoming months.
February 27, 2003
The San Francisco 49ers had no miracles in them Sunday afternoon before 65,599 roaring fans waving Tampa Bay Buccaneers flags at Raymond James Stadium. They didn't have any big plays in them, either, on offense or defense. A week after their comeback from the brink of oblivion in a wild-card game against the New York Giants, the 49ers fell hard early and never stood back up, their season ending two weeks removed from the trip to Super Bowl XXXVII that they had dreamed of.
January 12, 2003