St. Louis Rams
The 49ers swept their season series against the Rams due to the play of the defense. While all phases of the team chipped in, it was the San Francisco defense that ensured that they maintain control of their playoff destiny as the 49ers won their second straight game.
Anquan Boldin caught nine passes from Colin Kaepernick, Crabtree made his long-awaited season debut six months after Achilles tendon surgery, and the San Francisco 49ers beat the St. Louis Rams 23-13 on Sunday.
Despite the long list of names on the 49ers injury report, the fact remains that they are getting healthier. The Rams, on the other hand have a few players getting over concussions that may not be available Sunday.
The big news around 49er camp this week is that Michael Crabtree has been activated. For a team that has struggled to throw the ball, the return of their only Pro Bowl receiver from a year ago is big news, and makes San Francisco a well-rounded team.
Just four days after losing a tough game to the Titans, the Raiders meet the Cowboys in Dallas Thursday on KPIX 5.
If San Francisco hopes to avoid their 5th loss this season, they are going to have to beat a St. Louis team that has improved its level of play since their week 4 match-up. While this is far from an easy win, the 49ers are at home, seem to have their offense on the right track, and should sweep the season series against their division rival.
The 49ers defense dominated the Washington offense in a 27-6 beat down Monday night.
The Seahawks edged the winless Tampa Bay Bucs in Seattle 27-24 Sunday, the second game in a row to raise questions about just how good the 8-1 Seahawks are.
The Seahawks’ anemic offense almost cost them the game against the Rams in St. Louis Monday night. But Seattle escaped with a 14-9 win to stay one game ahead of the 49ers in the NFC West. “I was really disappointed in Seattle,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
After losing quarterback Sam Bradford to injury, the Rams called retired star QB Brett Favre to see if he’d be interested in playing again.