49ers Week 15 Injury Report: Torrey Smith Out, Joe Staley Doubtful For Game In AtlantaThe San Francisco 49ers face a daunting task this Sunday in Atlanta as they take on the high-scoring Falcons in the Georgia Dome. It's not likely the 49ers will snap their 12-game losing streak, especially without two starters on offense. Both wide receiver Torrey Smith and offensive lineman Joe Staley didn't practice this week, and the two players are listed as out and doubtful, respectively, for Week 15's game. Otherwise, the San Francisco roster looks relatively healthy for its matchup with the long-time NFC West Division foe from the East Coast.
Keys To 49er Victory Are As Much Mental As PhysicalDespite having to travel on the road to play the Atlanta Falcons, the 49ers are in a good position to pull out a win on Sunday. The keys to getting over the hump, that is the NFC Championship Game, will be a mix of mental and physical. Both teams are solid and equally talented, but if San Francisco can control three things, they will find themselves one win away from the Lombardi Trophy.