Overshadowed by RB Frank Gore in the 49ers' Week Seven win over Seattle was the overpowering job the team's O-line did up the middle.
Team insiders refuse to get down on a Niners offensive line that couldn't have looked more down and out against the Ravens in Baltimore.
If pressed to pick the 49ers' most unsung performer up to now, most close team observers would have to give strong consideration to ex-Saints C Jonathan Goodwin.
A week after losing C David Baas in free agency to the Giants, the 49ers found his replacement, reaching a three-year deal with C Jonathan Goodwin, according to multiple reports.
The Saints would like to re-sign Jonathan Goodwin, but they might decide not to outbid another team for his services with Matt Tennant waiting to step in at center.