N4L Posted October 25, 2022 Share Posted October 25, 2022 I figured it was time to flush last week's debacle and turn the page to this week. We have obviously had our way with the Rams in the regular season by being super physical. Last year, in the nfccg, we were extremely banged up after playing so many games on the road and on a concrete frozen field in GB. It certainly cost us. We weren't able to out muscle them. Typically, we use their DLs aggressiveness against them, but in that game they dropped anchor and clogged running lanes and it was difficult for our OL to double team then get to the second level. Later in the game they started firing off the ball and it caught us off guard and our OL were on their heels. They won't be able to do that this time around though since we should have better success running to the edge with CMC. CMC is a bit of an x factor this week. He looked REAL GOOD last week and brings something to this run game we have never had to this level. He is just so damn explosive and his traits are elite elite. Feels like we are extremely banged up this week again, while the Rams are coming off their bye. I know everyone thinks we will just beat the Rams and get back to 4-4 but the Rams aren't going to just lay down. It's not going to be an easy game. McVay off the bye has a phenomenal record from what I remember. The Rams OL has been bad, but you'd think they would have gotten some of that sorted out during the bye week. Stafford was extremely banged up, but you'd think he would be the healthiest he's been all year. KC may have provided the blue print on how to slow down Bosa. We really need other DLman to step up, this D goes as they go. Most of all I think this team needs to cut down on the penalties and the turnovers. Jimmy cannot be so careless with the football. He needs to understand when the Rams are blitzing, because they are absolutely going to blitz him given how he looked under pressure last week and how bad he is at understanding who is hot and how to make them pay. Finally we used to be such a good tackling team but it seems like the whole back end of our defense cannot tackle anymore. It's a problem against Kupp. Winable game, but the best version of the 49ers needs to show up and sometimes that doesn't happen. Rams 31 - 49ers 24 2 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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