The San Francisco 49ers host the Los Angeles Rams on Monday Night Football to kick off Week 1 of the 2016 NFL regular season. Niner Noise takes a stab at five bold predictions for the red and gold’s efforts in this prime-time matchup.
The 2016 NFL season is upon us, and the San Francisco 49ers welcome the Los Angeles Rams for a divisional showdown on Monday Night Football at Levi’s Stadium.
San Francisco also opened up last year in a prime-time matchup. Fans will remember running back Carlos Hyde rumbling for 168 yards against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 1 a season ago.
Should we expect a similar performance?
Whoever winds up being the most impactful player — on either side — the Niners kick off 2016 with plenty of questions in need of answers.
As head coach Chip Kelly opens up the playbook for the regular season, what should fans expect as the 49ers look to start the season 1-0?
Niner Noise will go a bit further.
Let’s take some bold predictions for this NFC West showdown between these two longstanding rivals.
And maybe, just maybe, some of these come true.
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