Originally posted on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 9/27/12
Last week: 9 (+1) Record: 2-1 The loss in Minnesota was not unpredictable. Minnesota is an underrated team and it was to be expected that the 49ers would be flat against a “bad” opponent after being anointed after 2 weeks. The loss has allowed them to fall back to earth, which is what they needed, and they should be able to get a bounce back win in New York against the Jets this week. Well coached teams do. They still have the league’s best defense and should make the playoffs, though I still question Alex Smith and this offense’s ability to lead them to a Super Bowl victory, which is why I am ranking them this “low.” They’ll not well rounded enough. Studs C Jonathan Goodwin: Did not allow a pressure on 42 pass block snaps, run blocked for 18 yards on 5 attempts LG Mike Iupati: Did not allow a pressure on 42 pass block snaps, run blocked for 2 yards on 1 attempt MLB NaVorro Bowman: Allowed 3 catches for 28 yards on 4 attempts, 1 pass deflection, 14 tackles, 6 assists, 6 stops, 2 mis...
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