St. Louis Rams
Despite the multitude of issues surrounding the 49ers, they will still have the better team on the field Thursday Night, and if they play like they can, they will snap their first losing streak under Jim Harbaugh as well as their losing streak to the St. Louis Rams.
Daryl Richardson is only in his second NFL season, and he was pushed into the starting running back position for the St. Louis Rams. If ever there was a time for Richardson to grow up in a hurry, the 2013 season is it.
It was only a few years ago that the NFC West was the laughingstock of the league, with Seattle snatching a division title in 2010 despite a 7-9 record. The situation was so unsightly that suggestions of altering the playoff seeding system became an off-season talking point.
New 49ers safety Craig Dahl said his former team, the St. Louis Rams, had a good idea what the 49ers were going to do on offense last season. Dahl said the Rams picked up enough tips watching game film to determine whether the 49ers were going to run or pass.
Safety Craig Dahl, now with the San Francisco 49ers, said the team was tipping plays last season. Dahl was part of a St. Louis Rams team that gave the 49ers all they could handle last season.
The St. Louis Rams signed Terrell Brown, a 6’10″ 403-pound undrafted free agent out of Ole Miss.
The 2013 NFL Draft will take place this week, so let’s take a look at which holes each team in the NFC West needs to fill to have a successful draft.
The NFC champion Niners signed safety Craig Dahl to a three-year contract Saturday. The 27-year-old Dahl spent the past four seasons with the St. Louis Rams.
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.
The first game last month ended in a 24-24 tie. The 49ers lost Sunday’s game 16-13 on a 54 yard field goal by Greg Zuerlein.