The 49ers played one of the AFC’s best and lost big. They played an elite team and didn’t play well, so San Francisco was blown out. However, it’s just one loss and one that is no surprise at the end of the day.
After falling behind early, the 49ers responded and beat the St. Louis Rams. The offense, defense and special teams all got involved in this latest win.
The 49ers won their second straight game against a good Kansas City team due to ball control. They ran the ball to set up the pass and relied on field goals to outlast a game Chiefs’ squad.
The Dallas Cowboys faced a tough game as they went into overtime with the Houston Texans. Here is a look at the Cowboys team grades after their late win.
San Francisco raced to the early lead than watched their opponent come back take the lead and snuff any attempt of a 49er comeback. The end result being a 23-14 Cardinal victory and a 49er team under .500.
The last game of the first week of the NFL season Monday evening brought fans a rematch of the preseason finale. Yes, field goals played a role in this game too.
The Oakland Raiders defense bent a lot on Sunday in New York, but it didn’t break much. Unfortunately, that wasn’t enough for rookie QB Derek Carr to get a win in his first NFL start as the Jets won the game, 19-14.
All the problems that seemed to be facing the 49ers were worked out on the field. The offense looked fine, the defense stepped up and the result was a road win, that was far from a lock. f the 49ers can continue to improve, they will be back in the thick of things at the end of the season.
The Dallas Cowboys lost to the San Francisco 49ers in their opening game of the 2014 NFL season. However, it wasn’t the defense that was the problem. Here are the Cowboys team grades for the opening day loss.
The New Orleans Saints played a much better game on defense as they faced off with the Seattle Seahawks this time, but there were plenty of other problems. It was a hard-fought effort and a really good season, but the road woes have got to stop.