A good QB makes a good team great. You cannot win without a good QB -- unless you're the Baltimore Ravens. They are the one exception to the rule.
It's all on Alex's shoulders now. If he performs? We're in like flint. If he stumbles? Here comes another 8-8 finish.
The pieces are most certainly there. We have a lot of talent on both sides of the ball.
Time will tell.
Breaking:Round 7, Pick 11: 49ers select Miami DB Adrian Colbert