The 49ers are no longer in the picture, but the NFC West title is still up for grabs. With two games to play, the 11-3 Cardinals meet the 10-4 Seahawks in Arizona Sunday.
The San Diego Chargers are still in the hunt for a playoff spot, but after three consecutive NFC Championship Game appearances, the San Francisco 49ers are out. They have the opportunity to play the spoiler for the Chargers, but what has happened to them this year? CBS Sports’ Steve Beuerlein spoke on this weekend’s west coast game and looks at what has gone wrong and right.
Few people thought the 49ers were going to go into Seattle and beat the Seahawks, but the 49ers gave the home team a scare. If not for injuries and a bad call, San Francisco might have been able to keep their postseason hopes alive.
The 49ers face a team Sunday that John Madden believes is the best in the NFL right now.
The Thursday night game between Arizona and St. Louis is important for teams other than the division-leading Cardinals.
After their 24-13 loss to the Raiders Sunday, the 49ers playoff hopes are slim with three games to play.
After managing only three points against the Seahawks last week, the 49ers are looking for answers on offense as they get ready to play the Raiders Sunday.
The Thursday Night game between the Seahawks and 49ers was not as competitive as anticipated. Despite being at home, and needing to win this game more than their opponent, San Francisco had no answer for the defending Super Bowl Champs, and the result was a Seattle victory.
It’s been a short week for the 49ers and the Seahawks, who square off at Levi’s Stadium Thanksgiving evening.
Tied with Seattle for second place and three games behind Arizona in the NFC West, San Francisco hosts Washington at Levi’s Stadium Sunday.