While the San Francisco 49ers had to win the hard way with their undefeated record intact against a plucky Arizona Cardinals side, Niner Noise looks at three factors from the game which should help the team on their 2019 playoff run.
While the Week 9 defeat of the Arizona Cardinals wasn’t exactly the most dominating victory the San Francisco 49ers have had this season, the game did teach us a few things about the team.
We learned things that, in the context of preparing the team for a push deep into playoffs, could help the team immensely in the quest for a sixth Super Bowl title.
What was a dream at the beginning of the season and a rush of hope a month later has become into a full tide of belief. This is a championship-caliber team.
We all know the general consensus by now. The 49ers have a great running game, great coaching and one of the top defenses in the country. What was once pleasant surprise by analysts has become hero worship, as plenty jump on the San Francisco bandwagon.
But there is more to this team. A lot more than just great coaching, running backs and an elite defense.
But what exactly did we learn specifically in this Arizona game that will bode well for the 49ers shot to win their first title in 25 years?
Well, we didn’t learn a thing. We learned three things instead.
And here they are.