How have the 49ers adjusted from Thursday night?
Thursday night games typically have their own quirks, making them hard to take general takeaways from. However, the previous game against the Cardinals had something extra behind it.
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Quarterback Kyler Murray was the first wrinkle at quarterback the 49ers faced: a true athlete capable of beating a team on the ground and in the air. Even though the Niners managed to sack him three times, it felt like the pressure had been diminished and Murray had the upper hand several times.
The quick turnaround obviously made it harder for the Niners to prepare for an offense they hadn’t seen before. But now that they’ll have around 11 days to prepare for the Seattle offense, there can be no such issues.
The 49ers, simply put, have seen a lite version of what Russell Wilson can do to their defense. They now have played against that style and have to adjust. It is critical that the Niners learn from Thursday night, because the only way the Seahawks pull out a victory on Monday Night Football is if the 49ers defense comes unprepared the entire way through.
The 49ers are in a unique position now with their torrid start to the season. If they can find good answers to these questions, they’ll continue that hot pace.