49ers Opponent Profile: Seahawks Still Have Shot At First-Round Playoff ByeWhen the San Francisco 49ers host the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, the game will mean little to the 49ers. With a 2-13 record, San Francisco is playing for pride only.
Opponent Profile: Saints' High-Powered Offense A Handful For 49ersThe 49ers hit the road this week to take on the New Orleans Saints. New Orleans started slow but has turned it around and will look to keep their winning streak alive. San Francisco has lost two straight and face a must win.
Five Things: Panthers Vs. Saints Thursday Night RoundupThe Saints took control of the NFC South with a 28-10 victory over the Panthers last night, their first win in Carolina since 2011. New Orleans enters a three-game home stretch with a 4-4 record, while Carolina (3-5-1), which only has one win in its last seven games, travels to Philadelphia in 10 days.
Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Drew Brees, Cam Newton And Jimmy GrahamThe Saints are coming off their best game of the year after hammering Green Bay 44-23. However, they have not won a road game this year. The Panthers are hoping to continue that trend, and they will be bringing back a familiar face in running back DeAngelo Williams.
49ers Need To Decide What To Do With Vernon DavisIt's time to worry about Vernon Davis. The 49ers tight end has seen his production continue to decrease and has come to light in recent weeks. Is he the player he once was? Or was he never an elite player?
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Seattle Puts the "D" in "We Dat!"It may not be the Beast Quake, but Marshawn Lynch had another great game against New Orleans in the Playoffs as Seattle was able to outlast the Saints 23-15 and advance to the NFC Conference Finals next weekend.
Keys To A Seattle Victory Over New OrleansSeattle shouldn't hope to follow the same route to as their previous victory over New Orleans if they want to advance to the NFC title game next week.
New Orleans Saints & Seattle Seahawks Meet Again For Round 2The first time the Seattle Seahawks and New Orleans Saints met in Week 13, it was for NFC Supremacy. Now in Week 19, the true force of the NFC will be revealed.
Saints Need To Forget Road Woes As Philly Trip LoomsThe New Orleans Saints have a revamped defense and an offense that appears to have even more weapons than that of their Super Bowl winning team. For some reason though, the Saints just can't get things going on the road, but they will have to change that for a wild card visit to Philadelphia.
No Matter How You Look At It, Vernon Davis Is 2013's Best Tight EndAfter catching his 50th touchdown as a 49er last Sunday, Vernon Davis finally got some recognition. While nobody who follows the team doubts his talent, in his 8 years as a 49er he has been named to only one Pro Bowl, and more times than not is left out of the conversation as the best tight end in the NFL. This figures to change this season though as he can no longer be ignored.
49ers Slowly Recovering While Saints' Biggest Weapon LimitedAll signs point to the 49ers and Saints having all their playmakers available this Sunday, but New Orleans biggest weapon is not completely healthy. Despite several players on this week’s report, San Francisco is continues to avoid any serious injuries.