2010 San Francisco 49ers preview
Behind an underrated defense, things are looking up for the Niners
Gary Horton is the founder of Scouts Inc. and has spent more than two decades around the game of football. In advance of the 2010 NFL season, he offers a look at the offensive and defensive philosophies of every team, among other observations. ESPN television talent use these same files to help them prepare for the season. You can find all teams, as posted, archived to the right; you can find them on one page by going here.
For the full team rundown, including Horton's take on Alex Smith's development, how Brian Westbrook will fit in and why the defense is better than some fans realize, you must be an ESPN Insider.
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Gary Horton Profiles All 32 NFL teams
Gary Horton, the founder of Scouts Inc., previews the offensive and defensive philosophies of each NFL team prior to the 2010 season opener.