Rumors are flying that the San Francisco 49ers might trade Head Coach Jim Harbaugh to the Oakland Raiders, and that’s just the icing on the cake for this Bay Area rivalry. The 49ers need a win to keep their playoff hopes alive, and the Silver & Black just need something to forget that beating they just took from the St. Louis Rams. The Sunday game at the Coliseum promises to be quite interesting.
At the halfway point in their season, two players who have helped the 49ers out, and were not expected to do so, are Stevie Johnson and Perrish Cox. On the other hand, Vernon Davis was expected to post huge numbers and has failed to make an type of impact on the offense.
It’s time to worry about Vernon Davis. The 49ers tight end has seen his production continue to decrease and has come to light in recent weeks. Is he the player he once was? Or was he never an elite player?
The 49ers are hoping to get to their bye week with no more injuries. They continue to get healthier and only figure to be without 2 starters this week. The Rams are not much worse, but if without all 3of their injured players could find themselves short handed for this one.
San Francisco will be without Vernon Davis and Anthony Davis when they take on the Chiefs this Sunday. Kansas City will also be without at least one starter, and has several others dealing with some sort of injury. Neither team will be seriously undermanned for this pivotal matchup though.
The San Francisco 49ers won their first game of the 2014 season, but they didn’t generate enough offense consistently on their own. Gifted four turnovers by the Dallas Cowboys, the 49ers didn’t score at all in the second half of the game. They’ll need to make sure they create their own opportunities in Week Two against the Chicago Bears at the Levi’s Stadium opener.
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.
Seattle and San Francisco have each won their home game against each other. With the rubber match taking place at CenturyLink Field, which game will be played? The blowout 29-3 Seattle win in Week 2 or the 19-17 gritty win by the 49ers in Week 14?
With both San Francisco and Seattle winning their respective NFC Divisional Round games, the NFC will be sending a member of the West to the Super Bowl, but which team will it be?
The NFL has seen its share of bad calls in the past, but they are bound to happen because no-one is perfect and people make mistakes. 2013 appears to be the year of a lot more referee mistake than usual though and another big gaffe happened on Sunday.