Team Grades: Where Is Rock Bottom For The 2015 San Francisco 49ers?The San Francisco 49ers have the worst offense in the NFL, and it's probably time to bench quarterback Colin Kaepernick. After all, the team couldn't be much worse with a different QB, could it?
Team Grades: 49ers Manhandled By Seahawks On Thursday Night FootballSo much for momentum: The San Francisco 49ers lost on Thursday Night Football at Levi's Stadium, dropping to 2-5 on the season with the 20-3 loss against the hated Seattle Seahawks.
Team Grades: 49ers Show Big Improvement In Week 5 Against Giants, Despite Late LossThe San Francisco 49ers did not get blown out in New York by the Giants on Sunday Night Football in Week 5. In fact, the 49ers played so well, they had the lead very late in the 4th quarter. However, a two-time Super Bowl champion QB delivered in the clutch for the Giants, throwing the winning touchdown pass with just 21 seconds left. Overall, though, this was a moral victory for the 49ers even as they dropped to 1-4 on the season.
Team Grades: 49ers Defense Better Than Anyone Expected In Monday Night WinFor all the changes in personnel and the unfavorable matchups against the Minnesota Vikings, the San Francisco 49ers defense really played like it was 2011 on Monday night in the season-opening game. The passing game still has miles to go, but running back Carlos Hyde demonstrated he's more than capable of replacing Frank Gore in the lineup. Overall, it was a great night for the 49ers as they started the 2015 NFL season with a surprisingly easy victory.