Originally posted on BaySportsNet  |  Last updated 9/21/13
The San Francisco 49ers will have the opportunity to bounce back from a bad loss when they host the Indianapolis Colts this weekend. Andrew Luck returns to the Bay Area, the scene of his college days at Stanford University. The Colts will be ready to unveil their new running back,Trent Richardson. The Colts are currently giving up 136 yards rushing per game which makes them the 29th ranked defense when it comes to rushing yards allowed. The 49ers have only gained 190 yards rushing per game. This is a far cry from the smash mouth football team that the 49ers have been over the past two years. The 49ers need to run the ball in order to be successful. They work a lot of play action passing and rely on the threat of the running game to open things up for them. This team has one of the best offensive lines in the NFL. They need to get back to the traps and misdirection running plays that allowed them to put together long drives that gives the defense a rest. Vernon Davis is a game time d...
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