September 2008

Saints Present a Stiff Test for the Niners

The Niners play the Saints today, a matchup of the NFL’s first ranked passing offense (in yards per game) against the league’s seventh-best pass defense (again, in yards per game). Here are the numbers: Saints…




Niners News and Notes for Wednesday

Frank Gore moved into seventh place on the Niners’ all-time rushing yards list on Sunday, but he’ll be in fifth at season’s end if he has his way. Gore, whose 130 yards against the Lions…




Niners Passing Game Takes a Step

The 49ers showed a more complete passing game this past Sunday, perhaps a vision of what their offense will look like the rest of the year. Or maybe they just caught the Seahawks during a…



Breaking Down Sunday’s Passing Game

J.T. O’Sullivan was an efficient 14-for-20 against the Cardinals on Sunday, his one interception notwithstanding. Looking at the breakdown of O’Sullivan’s attempted passes, it seems as though this truly is a Mike Martz offense. Tight…