Two NFC East teams going in different directions will face off on Saturday, but there is still a lot to prove. The Philadelphia Eagles need to make sure they earn a spot in the playoffs. The Washington Redskins have a quarterback controversy that is getting more confusing each week. Steve Beuerlein of CBS Sports spoke on the game and troubles facing both teams.
Rumors are flying that the San Francisco 49ers might trade Head Coach Jim Harbaugh to the Oakland Raiders, and that’s just the icing on the cake for this Bay Area rivalry. The 49ers need a win to keep their playoff hopes alive, and the Silver & Black just need something to forget that beating they just took from the St. Louis Rams. The Sunday game at the Coliseum promises to be quite interesting.
Washington coach Jay Gruden has announced quarterback Colt McCoy will start Sunday’s game against Indianapolis, leaving the future of Robert Griffin III in doubt.
The 49ers offense again struggled against an inferior team at home Sunday, but came from behind to beat Washington 17-13. “Winning is hard,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
It was again ugly, but another win nevertheless for the 49ers. The defense gets the game ball again as they are the reason San Francisco won their 3rd straight game.
When the 49ers and Redskins meet this Sunday injuries will keep some players off the field, but none that should have a major impact on the game. Of the two teams, San Francisco is in far better shape though as Washington could see 4 of their starters sit out.
Tied with Seattle for second place and three games behind Arizona in the NFC West, San Francisco hosts Washington at Levi’s Stadium Sunday.
As the 3-7 Washington Redskins prepare for Sunday’s game against the 49ers, coach Jay Gruden is apologizing for his public comments this week criticizing the play of quarterback Robert Griffin III.
Demands for a new franchise name will follow the Washington Redskins across the country as they prepare to play at Levi’s Stadium for the first time Sunday.
The 49ers return home this week to take on the Washington Redskins. The Redskins are coming off a tough loss and despite a losing record is not a team that San Francisco can overlook.