From the Armchair: San Francisco 49ers: Week 3

9/25/13 in NFL   |   Michael_G   |   37418 respect

HarbaughUh-Hum!!

   Sorry this was late, I've been working alot this week. Give me another second, after watching the game I felt a little ill.

 The 49ers were soundly beaten by the Indianapolis Colts last Sunday by a score of 27-7. The Offense was horrific and I'm not gonna use stats in this article as they really don't matter right now. The 49ers were without Tight-End Vernon Davis, WR Michael Crabtree, WR Mario Manningham and on the Friday before the game Linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested for DUI at 7am (his second DUI in as many years), Aldon has since left the team to focus on his personal issues and will be gone from the team for at least 4-6 weeks. 

  As far as the season goes it's kinda weird here in SF.  Frank Gore is steamed at the play calling and his involvement in the offense. The 49ers have 1, and I mean 1 Receiver in Anquan Boldin.....after only 3 games a Super-Bowl favorite is looking like a very mediocre football team as I type this. Thursday Nights game in St. Louis is now a much more critical game for the 49ers to win than it was 2 weeks ago.

Jim Harbaugh's play calling has been criticized as it should be. The 49ers have committed momentum stalling penalties time after time and there is not anyone at this time who seems to be willing to step up.  If Colin Kaepernick is gonna be the Captain on this ship he needs to take charge and take charge now...let's see what happens Thursday Night in St. Louis
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9/26/13   |   RaiderSteeler15   |   21265 respect

Michael_G wrote:
They are far from done, however, tonight's game is huge. They lost in Seattle 2 weeks ago and cannot afford a second loss to a division foe. Also, although they were 11-4-1 last year, they were 0-1-1 against St. Louis. This game is as close to a "must-win" as any game can be so early in a season.

They really can't afford to lose to the rams but the rams could be what the doctor ordered for the 49ers...  I believe later on this season we will see who's really the tough guys and who's really the phonies.

9/26/13   |   Michael_G   |   37418 respect

RaiderSteeler15 wrote:
Whoever says the 49ers are done as far as making the playoffs better think again...  I believe all of the short-handedness of the 49ers will make them stronger later on this season...  But we will see how tough the 49ers are without Crabtree, Aldon Smith, Manningham and Vernon Davis...

They are far from done, however, tonight's game is huge. They lost in Seattle 2 weeks ago and cannot afford a second loss to a division foe. Also, although they were 11-4-1 last year, they were 0-1-1 against St. Louis. This game is as close to a "must-win" as any game can be so early in a season.

9/26/13   |   kobe_lova   |   61461 respect

Well said.

9/25/13   |   RaiderSteeler15   |   21265 respect

Whoever says the 49ers are done as far as making the playoffs better think again...  I believe all of the short-handedness of the 49ers will make them stronger later on this season...  But we will see how tough the 49ers are without Crabtree, Aldon Smith, Manningham and Vernon Davis...

9/25/13   |   JenX63   |   32616 respect

Yes