Quarterback Colin Kaepernick has playing all season long through a patchwork wide receiving core, but come Sunday, he’ll have all his weapons back.
Sunday will mark the first time all season that the San Francisco 49ers will see the combination of Anquan Boldin and Michael Crabtree, who will start against the St. Louis Rams in his first action of the season since rehabbing from a torn Achilles tendon.
Mario Manningham, who has been back since Week 9, had his best game of the season since coming off a knee injury last week against t. On Monday night against Washington, Manningham saw seven targets, catching four passes for 45 yards, all season best numbers.
The addition of Crabtree allows Manningham to move back to his more natural position of the No. 3 wide receiver, where he excelled behind Victor Cruz and Hakeem Nicks while with the New York Giants.
Now with San Francisco at just about full strength, expect the 49ers to push the ball downfield and to see the 32nd ranked passing attack in the NFL improve greatly.