49ers Head To Cleveland To Face A Browns Team In TurmoilFor perhaps the first time this season, the San Francisco 49ers get to play a team with more problems than they have. The Cleveland Browns are 2-10 and going nowhere fast ... again.
Rams Show Promise And Hope For Future, But 2014 Ends As Many Others HaveThe St. Louis Rams did not have an awful season in 2014, but a 6-10 record isn't what they were hoping for. It was a season filled with close losses, wins over big-time teams, and yet another season-ending injury to quarterback Sam Bradford. The Rams have a lot to think about and some good things going forward so 2014 proved a lot.
Thursday Night Football Breakdown: Arizona Cardinals At St. Louis RamsA win Thursday could put Arizona in the playoffs for the first time in five seasons; the simplest combination involves Dallas and Philadelphia not tying.
Opponent Profile: Rams No Pushover Even For 'Hot' RaidersThe 4-7 St. Louis Rams may seem to be weak at first glance, but as coached by long-time NFL man Jeff Fisher, the team once referred to as the "Lambs" is anything but right now. Remember, St. Louis has wins over Denver, San Francisco and Seattle this year—and they almost beat San Diego last weekend with a third-string quarterback. They're still good.
Team Grades: 49ers With Lackluster Performance Lose Heartbreaker To RamsSan Francisco had a chance late, but couldn't get the job done, losing to St. Louis. It was the same story after a 49er loss where most of the team played a role. This time around though it was no fault of the defense.
Opponent Profile: 49ers Take On Rams For The Second Time In A MonthFirst up for the 49ers after their bye is the St. Louis Rams. After beating them less than a month ago, San Francisco should have no problems doing it again in front of their own home crowd.
Team Grades: 49ers Change it Up - Start Slow, End Fast Beating Rams In NFC West ShowdownAfter falling behind early, the 49ers responded and beat the St. Louis Rams. The offense, defense and special teams all got involved in this latest win.
Opponent Profile: Unlucky St. Louis Rams Host 49ers In NFC West ShowdownThe 49ers will look to keep their winning streak alive when they go on the road this Sunday to take on the St. Louis Rams. San Francisco is the better team, but is playing a team that is familiar with them, and should give the 49ers all they can handle.