Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/13/12
Surprises arise every week in the National Football League. It was no different Sunday, as upsets were abound and teams played out of their character.Coming off the bye week with a home game against a losing team, the San Francisco 49ers were set to route an outmatched divisional rival. Guess again! While the Rams clearly entered Candlestick Park ready to play, the Niners started about thirty minutes later.The Niners eventually fought back to lead in the fourth, force overtime with a chance to win. After a David Akers missed the potential winning field goal, the two teams battled to 24-24 overtime tie. Here’s what we learned:1. Barring any odd occurrences, St. Louis will eventually become a factor in the NFC. Despite the score, the Rams are not ready to challenge for a playoff spot or the division. Jeff Fisher’s group is on their way. Sam Bradford, Danny Amendola, Robert Quinn, Chris Long and James Laurinaitis represent a solid foundation. The two first-round picks from the 2012 dra...
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