As the 49ers look back on this season, it will not be positive. The team almost had a losing record, and missed the playoffs after 3 straight NFC Championship games. However, the teams awful season has to do with injuries than anything else, and a problem that shouldn’t haunt them next season.
When the 49ers and Seahawks meet for the third time this season the stakes could not be higher. The winner will move on to the Super Bowl, while the loser will have to deal with falling just short of the big stage and to make matters worse at the hands of their hated division rival.
Around The NFL: Dashon Goldson Suspended, Jaguars Ailing, Patrick Willis Wants Opponents To Hit Like Men
There is a lot of heavy hitting going on around the NFL, and it is causing problems all over the place. One Tampa Bay Buccaneer got suspended. Some big-time hits caused numerous injuries in Jacksonville. And one 49er wants opposing players to hit him like a man.
Defense wins championships. But these days it’s a certain kind of defense. Check out our NFC all-pro defense to see who excels.