Originally written October 08, 2012 on thepigskinreport.com:
Last season, the San Francisco 49ers were a team with an exceptional defense and a very conservative run-centric offense. So far this season, the 49ers still feature one of the best defensive units in the league, but have seen an offensive explosion. After gashing the Buffalo Bills, the Niners offense set a number of franchise records.San Francisco defeated the Bills 45-3 on Sunday while posting a franchise record 621 yards of offense. In reality, the Niners could have approached 700 yards of offense. Two big plays, a 21 yard receptions by TE Vernon Davis and a 41 yard reception by Michael Crabtree were both negated by penalties. The records don’t stop there however.The 49ers have highlighted some great offenses over the years under the guidance of Bill Walsh with Joe Montana and then Steve Young under center. However, on Sunday, Alex Smith was able to do something neither of those Hall of Famers were ever able to accomplish with the Niners. San Francisco has a quarterback pass for ...
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