Please Register or Log in to Remove this Advertisement! Steve Young also had a huge contract and there was no way the Mikey McCaskey run Bears were gonna pick that up. SF had an owner in the De Bartolo's that had the money and spent it on their team which is why the developed the dynasty they did being two and three deep with good vet talent at some positions. I mean Steve Young as a #2 to Joe Montana? Whoa! Then came the salary cap and SF got their tit in a wringer for trying to get around and got fined and lost draft picks which started then on their eventual decline. Yeah Bill Walsh was a great coach but he had carte blanche as far as filling his roster before there way a salary cap to limit that kind of stock piling. In fact they, along with Jerry Jones and Dallas, were one of the main reasons there is a salary cap. The other owners didn't want to have to keep competing with their deep pockets.