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NEW ORLEANS, LA - NOVEMBER 10: Darren Sproles #43 of the New Orleans Saints celebrates a touchdown during a game against the Dallas Cowboys at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on November 10, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. New Orleans won the game 49-17. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

49ers Defense Will Be Tested Against Offensive Powerhouse Saints

Both New Orleans and San Francisco are legitimate Super Bowl contenders and will have to play their best game of the season to pull out a victory in this one. The winner will not only keep alive their hopes of a favorable playoff path, but will also send a loud message to the rest of the NFC.

11/12/2013

SAN FRANCISCO0: Colin Kaepernic, CA - NOVEMBER 1k #7 of the San Francisco 49ers gets sacked by Luke Kuechly #59 and Mario Addison #97 of the Carolina Panthers during the fourth quarter at Candlestick Park on November 10, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The Panthers won the game 10-9. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

49ers Anemic Offense Stumbles Again; Allow Panthers To Keep Rolling

Despite coming off their bye, and playing at home, the 49ers suffered another heartbreaking defeat. Instead of extending their winning streak to six, San Francisco will now have to beat a good New Orleans team to avoid losing their second in a row.

11/11/2013

CHARLOTTE, NC - NOVEMBER 03: Mike Tolbert #35 of the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on November 3, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

49ers And Panthers Have No Significant Injuries Heading Into Pivotal Match Up

The 49ers and Panthers each have several players listed on this week’s injury report, but none that will hinder their play Out of the two teams, it’s the Panthers who will have to keep an eye on a few players, but in the end, this game will not be decided by injuries.

11/08/2013

San Francisco 49ers v Jacksonville Jaguars

49ers Have Top Ground Game After Early Struggles

From the play up front of a physical line, to the lead blocking of fullback Bruce Miller, to the spirited running of halfback Frank Gore, the ground game has carried a San Francisco offense that ranks No. 1 in the NFL in rushing but is last in the league in passing.

11/07/2013

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 27: #24 Anthony Dixon of the San Francisco 49ers is challenged by #10 Josh Scobee of the Jacksonville Jaguars during the NFL International Series game between San Francisco 49ers and Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium on October 27, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images)

49ers Take Care Of Business, Blow Out Toothless Jaguars

After beating up on the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday, there is not a NFL team in a better position than the San Francisco 49ers. They have won 5 straight, have a week off to rest up, continue to get better on the field, and with several players getting over lingering injures, the 49ers figure to be even better the next time they hit the field.

10/28/2013

Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers runs the ball against the Tennessee Titans at LP Field on October 20, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. The 49ers defeated the Titans 31-17. (Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Kaepernick Looks Fresh In Road Win

49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick passed for 199 yards and ran for 63 more and a touchdown in leading San Francisco to a 31-17 road victory over the Titans Sunday.

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NASHVILLE, TN - OCTOBER 20: Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers is tackled by Akeem Ayers #56 of the Tennessee Titans at LP Field on October 20, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. The 49ers defeated the Titans 31-17. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

49ers Use Complete Team Effort To Run Away From Titans

Tennessee stuck around for a half, but this game was never in doubt. The 49ers beat the Titans in every possible phase and the result was San Francisco winning their 4th straight game, convincingly.

10/21/2013

SEATTLE, WA - OCTOBER 13: Running back Chris Johnson #28 of the Tennessee Titans rushes against linebacker Malcolm Smith #53 of the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on October 13, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. The Seahawks defeated the Titans 20-13. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

San Francisco And Tennessee Are Two Teams Heading In Opposite Directions

The 49ers will go on the road this week to take on a Tennessee Titan team that is looking to save their season. The Titans are on a losing streak, but a very talented and dangerous team with their playoff chances still alive. Despite winning their past 3 the 49ers need a win just as badly as the Titans, and the winner of this game will have to earn it.

10/15/2013

Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers gets tackled by Yeremiah Bell #37 of the Arizona Cardinals during the fourth quarter at Candlestick Park on October 13, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won the game 32-20. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

49ers Moving The Ball With Both Phases Of Offense

One decisive 18-play drive told the story of San Francisco’s successful day on offense. The 49ers (4-2) churned out 89 yards and used up 9 1/2 minutes of clock time, from late in the third quarter to just less than seven minutes left.

10/14/2013

GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 06: Running back Rashard Mendenhall #28 of the Arizona Cardinals rushes the football against cornerback Captain Munnerlyn #41 and middle linebacker Luke Kuechly #59 of the Carolina Panthers during the third quarter of the NFL game at the University of Phoenix Stadium on October 6, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

49ers Vs. Cardinals: A Must Win For Both Playoff Contenders

The 49ers will complete their first run through their divisional opponents when they take on the Arizona Cardinals this Sunday. The loser of the game will fall to .500 and if either team wants to make the playoffs, they have to look at this game as a must win.

10/08/2013

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