3 reasons why 49ers lose to Saints in Week 14

Center Max Unger #60 of the New Orleans Saints (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
Center Max Unger #60 of the New Orleans Saints (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images) /
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Center Max Unger #60 of the New Orleans Saints and defensive lineman DeForest Buckner #99 of the San Francisco 49ers. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images) /

For the first time since 2016, the San Francisco 49ers take on the New Orleans Saints. After losing in Week 13, the Niners will try to right the ship against New Orleans, yet Niner Noise breaks down why San Francisco loses again in Week 14.

Another week, another matchup against a division leader for the San Francisco 49ers. This time they take on the NFC South division champions, the 10-2 New Orleans Saints.

The Saints’ 2019 season didn’t go exactly as planned when quarterback Drew Brees went down with a hand injury. However, with a very capable backup in former Pro Bowl quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, the Saints are exactly where they expected to be.

Sunday’s tilt against New Orleans ends a very daunting streak of games for San Francisco. The Niners faced three straight teams with win percentages of 80, marking the first time in the Super Bowl era this has happened.

Coming off only their second loss of the 2019 NFL season, the 49ers will be in tough to get their 11th win against a high-powered Saints squad playing at home in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Niners are facing the league’s third best run team, some not-so-secret weapons on offense and are wrapping up a long eastern road trip, all of which are reasons why they could start a mini losing streak.

And if that happens, San Francisco suffering yet another loss, these three reasons will likely be to blame.