49ers schedule: Ranking the 5 toughest games in 2023
By Peter Panacy
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Week 16 -- Ravens @ 49ers: Monday, Dec. 25
Not long ago, the AFC North would have been a division that could easily rival San Francisco's own, the NFC West, for toughest in football.
Now, entering 2023, it's the Cincinnati Bengals and Baltimore Ravens who are atop the chain.
For whatever reasons, San Francisco has historically had issues defending against mobile signal-callers, and Jackson is atop the list of threats entering this upcoming year.
The former MVP alone could put Baltimore on this list of tough matchups. Tack on the fact it's on Christmas Day, which alone might have effects upon the players, and the 49ers could end up struggling in this particular game.