Once upon a time the San Francisco 49ers had the top defense in the NFL.
Justin Smith, Patrick Willis and Donte Whitner put fear in the eyes of opposing offenses while Aldon Smith and his 19.5 sacks was a threat to the quarterback each contest.
In the first 13 games of the 2012 NFL season the 49ers defense shut the opposition down allowing only 184 points, but something happened along the way to greatness.
Including the playoffs, in their last five games they have allowed 144 points, an average of XX, and a difference of
By half-time Matt Ryan had already destroyed the San Francisco 49ers defense. Ryan was 18 of 24, with 271 passing yards and three touchdowns.… Read more