Amazingly I have not had access to the internet since last week. Since then….
The 49ers lost a game they were fully capable of winning. The Dolphins only managed 14 points and 98 rushing yards. This points to the D and the strides they continue to make and build on each game. One of the TD’s by Miami was a coverage error by Mark Roman where he let the receiver get behind him, but a touchdown is a touchdown. As much as the 49ers are progressing there are still several holes yet to be filled with the offense being the biggest hole. Not that they cannot drive down the field but the fact that they cannot finish and score a touchdown at the end of the drives. The 49ers offense had the football for 38:13 while the Fins only had the ball for 21:47. The difference being the Fins scored two touchdowns while they had the ball and 49ers could not reach the end zone at all while controlling the ball for 38:13. Shaun Hill managed a great game not giving up any turnovers but when you do not lead your team for a TD to finish successful drives and at the end of the game you lose by less than a touchdown, you are to blame. Make the plays happen Hill. Great job by DeShaun Foster for filling in for a hurt Frank Gore. Foster rushed for 78 yards but not having Gore and making the Dolphins D account for him hurt the team. Other holes include the special teams which has been a strong point this season. Rookie Dominique Zeigler was returning punts for the first time in his career and if you watched the game it was not pretty. Why would you fair catch a punt on the 4-yard line?
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Rivalry game. It does not matter how bad the Niner’s and Rams are playing. This game is always big and a must win. I like the Niner’s chances of pulling out a win.
Willis Going to the Pro Bowl
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Patrick Willis was named to his second consecutive Pro Bowl. He will be a starter and the lone representative from the 49ers. More Niner’s could go to the Pro Bowl as they have three alternates in punter Andy Lee, special teams Michael Robinson and kick returner Allen Rossum.