Getting off zero. The 49ers are fortunate to be playing in the NFL’s weakest division, but still can’t afford to fall too far behind in the NFC West. The schedule sends the 49ers to Atlanta next week, so they’re looking at a potential 0-4 start unless they can find a way to win in Kansas City.
“Their force field isn’t up quite the way it is when you’ve not had the success, and the sensitivity level gets high,” Haley said of players. “It’s a little more doable.”
“I’m trying to rush there and get a block and do things, be fired up, play the game with passion and a little too much passion,” Mack said. “It hurt my team and I feel bad for it. But I’m trying to play the game fast. It’s my job to be protecting my running back, and that’s what we’re trying to do.”
It wasn’t the greatest pass in the world but it wasn’t a duck by any means. Chambers had a shot at getting the ball and I think Haley is correct in saying Chambers is to blame. But, in my eyes, he only shares the blame in this one. Anytime a receiver should be getting up in the air and knocking down a pass, the interception can’t be completely on him.
By the time Tuesday rolls around, everybody and their sister-in-law has updated their NFL power ratings. Listed below are the 30 teams and five ranking systems.
I’m not sure what NBC has flowing through the air-conditioning ducts, but I hope it at least makes them feel good.