When the 49ers and Seahawks meet for the third time this season the stakes could not be higher. The winner will move on to the Super Bowl, while the loser will have to deal with falling just short of the big stage and to make matters worse at the hands of their hated division rival.
Among the biggest reasons Jim Harbaugh’s Niners (4-2) are on a nice roll again and riding a three-game winning streak into Sunday’s game at Tennessee is because a once-dominant defense challenged itself to return to top form after several sub-par weeks. And that means forcing turnovers all over the field.
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Coach Madden said he didn’t see the same “dirty play” that was referenced by Mark Jackson after the game, that it was just playoff basketball.
John Madden said he expected better efforts by both defenses in Baltimore’s 34-31 victory over the 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII.
The Falcons have seen enough in San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s eight starts to respect the versatile quarterback with the long stride and strong right arm.
With their offense still struggling to score points, the Oakland Raiders increasingly have had to rely on a defense that has been surprisingly stout against the run this season.
Carson Palmer and the Oakland Raiders take on Phillip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers under the lights on Monday Night Football, and it looks to be a great matchup.
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