In a game reminiscent of the dominating defensive line of the mid 70s with Tommy Hart, Cedrick Hardman, Skip Vanderbundt, Jimmy Webb, Cleveland Elam, and Fudge Hammer Frank Nunley, the 49ers defense laid a huge ass-whipping of the LA Rams. Yes, the high-flying LA Rams who scored 69 points, and rolled up 995 yards in their previous two games, were held to 7 points and a grand total of 157 yards. Goff was under pressure all game, and except for the opening drive, did little to nothing offensively.
The Rams were 0-13 on 3rd and 4th downs. Goff had a net 48 yards passing. Early on it appeared the Rams would run right down our throat, but we had started the game in a nickel package, and the Rams exploited that by running straight down the field for a quick 7 points. After that, though, the D line took over. Solly Thomas even got into the act with a crushing sack in the 3rd quarter. Dee Ford had a strip sack and a half, Armstead got the other half, and Ronald Blair had a sack as well, but that one should really go to Nick Bosa as he walked the guard straight backwards into Goff, and Goff fell over the left tackle.
Then there was the goal line stand.
The DBs were up to the challenge all game and Moseley had great coverage on one of the only deep shots of the game, and made a great open-field tackle on Cooper Kupp to prevent a 1st down.
Offensively? Well, we did enough to win, but it was a very uneven performance for Jimmy G. the run game was stifled pretty well, and Jimmy made most of the throws he needed to to keep the chains moving. The pick in the end zone was terrible, even if Kittle was held/bumped off the play. The dropped pick was even worse as it would have changed the game entirely had Littleton caught the gift for ther pick 6 it would have been. 14 to 7 and getting the 3rd quarter KO would have been a different ball of wax, but woulda coulda shoulda don’t get you any sauce in this league.
As far as the dropped pass to Coleman on the goal line goes, the play was made correctly by both, but Coleman was bumped off his route coming out of the backfield and he was in a different spot than designed. Still and all, he should have caught that one.
Gould? Don’t know. He followed his terrible week last week with another underwhelming performance. Granted, a 55 yarder is no gimme, but he left it about 30′ short. Guess he might still be hurt. Our punter is doing fine, but a near fatal gaffe by Reed letting a punt hit him in the leg was negated by an illegal shift call. Again, woulda coulda shoulda, but you fuck those plays up, you pay the piper.
Ooops. Forgot to mention Kyle Shanahan’s return to DC for his homecoming of sorts. Shanny was the OC in Washington for four years (2010-2013) under his dad Mike. His successor of course was Rams coach Sean McVay, who also started coaching for the Redskins in 2010. And Kyle’s quarterbacks coach was Matt LaFleur, the current head coach of the 4-1 Packers. The group, derisively called ‘the fun bunch’ by the front office has all of course moved on to much greener pastures to the tune of 12-4 while the 1-5 Redskins have already fired Jay Gruden and hired ex-Raiders coach (who followed his dad John in Oakland) Bill Callahan.
Funny to see how many head coaches they have let slip through their fingers in the Big Sleazy.
You HAVE to think Shanny wants to stomp the life out of the Redskins this Sunday. Snyder famously undermined Kyle’s dad Mike in DC in the way the offense was designed around Robert Griffin, which led to Mike and Kyle being fired by Snyder.
So,this ain’t no trap game.I see an annihilation.
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Yeah, I don’t see our defense slowing down for Washington. To me this is the game to try some new stuff out on offense and see how we do.
The only player on the Skins to worry about is WR Scary Terry McLaurin who I still wished the 49ers drafted over Hurd.Yet he can be doubled if necessary, and who else can do any damage? Vernon I’m 100 years old Davis, same with Adrian Peterson..This game should be easy for Jimmy G and the 49ers dominating defense..
Shit, McLaurin is killing it. I didn’t know too much about him coming out of school. My last fantasy game my opponent had him. He got 22 points.
The disease, AKA Vernon (I’ll never deviate an inch off my route to adjust to the ball) Davis is still playing? Hah! Click clack motherfucker!
Yeah I have some reall good WR’s on my fantasy team,Keenan Allen,Hill, McLaurin,Metcalf,Kirk where I suck is at QB, shit I have Goff all on 1.12 pts against the 49ers freakin a joke and Daniel Jones who’s green as hell but I’m starting him next week, fuck Goff he’s lost without Gurley helping him out, and McVay is no genius anymore compared to Shanny!!
Also have WR Gallup, and RB Chubb and Andrews TE
I’m fucked at WR as Smith-Schuster was my guy but he lost 2 QBs. My RBs are Gurley and Barkley, both out. All i have are my QBs. Matty ice and Lamar Jackson. Both got me 30 yesterday but I can only play 1. Brieda did little for me.
Shit if I knew Lamar Jackson was going to turn into Pat Mahomes I definitely would of grabbed him instead of God awful Goff!! Big mistake on my part as I have to choose between a vet who sucks are a rook on a terrible team..Hoping someone from another owner on another team gets to drunk one night and hits the drop button on their starting QB Lol 😂 🤕🤮
He was my backup QB and I started him every game till last week.
Wow. What a drop by the Packers. Detroit should be up 21 and they’ll prolly lose because they aren’t getting the ball in the end zone.
The refs gifting this game to GB.
wow.Another unreal play with Shepard. Crazy game.
I’ve had Prater on past fantasy teams, the guy can boom long field goals like he’s doing tonight in Green Bay, even in cold weather..
Refs still in the bag for the Pack.
Another chicken shit call by the refs!
Pack have the refs in their back pocket!!
And now they get a TD after the horrible call on the defense..
There you go again. Another horrible call that will give the game to Green Bay. blew it early by not scoring when they had the chance, but those are 2 awful hands to the face calls.
What a shame for Detroit.
2 fucked up illegal hands to the face on Trey Flowers is just a joke how these blown calls cost Detroit this game..
The 345 Park Ave control room AK –
Power ranking being what it is we’re ranked from 2,3, in most of them . ” Despite 5-0 start, Jimmy Garoppolo has been uneven. Once he’s had more time to grow with unfamiliar receivers, Niners could really flourish.”
I just hope Hurd gets some time with the team this season.He’s gonna be very good.
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