Team Grades: 49ers Start Strong In Motown But Fade In Second HalfThe San Francisco 49ers scored a touchdown in the first quarter Sunday against the Detroit Lions, the first time the S.F. offense had managed an early TD all season. When the 49ers tied the score with 40 seconds left in the first half, things looked good for San Francisco. But it wasn't to be, as Detroit shut out the 49ers in the second half on the way to a 32-17 victory at Ford Field.
Injury Report: 49ers Have Several Injury Concerns Before Big Road Game In ArizonaOne week after having a single player on the injury report, the San Francisco 49ers approach their Week 3 road contest against the Arizona Cardinals with seven players on the weekly list. Good health doesn't last forever in the NFL, and the 49ers will need all the bodies they can get on Sunday against the NFC West division leaders.
49ers' Rookies Have Helped Team Stay Afloat In 2014If not for the play of their rookies, who knows where the 49ers would be this season. Chances are they would be farther back in the playoff hunt, if still even in striking distance.