49ers Opponent Profile: Rams Struggling Almost As Much As Niners In 2016One reason the Seattle Seahawks were able to clinch a division title earlier than any other team this season is the NFC West has two of the worst teams in the conference: the Los Angeles Rams and the San Francisco 49ers. Combined, the two California teams have five wins this season, and one of them came in Week 1 when the Niners shutout the Rams, 28-0. The rematch happens this Saturday.
Thursday Night Breakdown: Seahawks Seek Bounceback Over Reeling RamsBoth the Rams and Seahawks look to turn things around on Thursday Night Football after blowout losses in Week 14.
Opponent Profile: Rams No Pushover Even For 'Hot' RaidersThe 4-7 St. Louis Rams may seem to be weak at first glance, but as coached by long-time NFL man Jeff Fisher, the team once referred to as the "Lambs" is anything but right now. Remember, St. Louis has wins over Denver, San Francisco and Seattle this year—and they almost beat San Diego last weekend with a third-string quarterback. They're still good.
Daily Madden: The 49ers Have No Excuses
Daily Madden: Special Teams Deception Sinks SeattleThe St. Louis Rams used two trick plays to beat the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks 28-26 Sunday. No one expected a Rams victory.
Daily Madden: 49ers Need To Make A Monday Night StatementThe 49ers face the Rams in St. Louis Monday night, a game John Madden says San Francisco should win easily.
Rams Coach Agrees With 49ers' Harbaugh: Refs Goofed With Super Bowl No-Call St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher said the Baltimore Ravens' Jimmy Smith should have been called for pass interference on Michael Crabtree during the San Francisco 49ers' final offensive play of Super Bowl XLVII.
St. Louis Rams Can Only Hope To Keep It Close Against San Francisco 49ersSo far this year the St. Louis Rams are undefeated within the division, and they will look to keep this streak alive against the San Francisco 49ers. The Rams will need to play as a team and hope that San Francisco makes some mistakes to keep this game close.
Daily Madden: Buster's Remarkable Batting CrownBuster Posey of the San Francisco Giants won the National League batting title with a .336 average, only the fourth catcher to do so in the league's 137-season history.
Daily Madden: NFL Lockout Losers, Veterans' Climb, Pacquiao PickedIf not for the recent NFL lockout, many top college players not picked in the draft would have signed with teams this week.
Daily Madden: Titan TurmoilJohn Madden discusses the surprising departure of the NFL's longest-tenured coach, Jeff Fisher of the Tennessee Titans, and why it might be Fisher's blessing in disguise.