2010 49ers Pass Defense: Operation Obfuscated Onslaught

June 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The roller coaster of the 2009 49ers' defense went around the track violently last year. There were so many ups and downs, that fans who took the ride really didn't know what to expect from week to week.
Actually, it made some of us pretty sick.
Whether it was getting torched by Aaron Rodgers, a Brett Favre miracle, Donovan McNabb killing us softly, or any one of the other painful performances by the 49ers against quality quarterbacks, SF got pretty high on their highs and real low on their lows.
Many of these passers (and their cast of receivers) were made to look more excellent than they should have by a strapped and tardy pass rush.
In Jonathan Flaucher's "The Dangers of Buying Into Your Own Hype" he refers to numerous weeks and plays where opposing passers simply had "All Day" to sit back, and eventually throw an accurate strike to a target of their choosing.
As Flaucher mentions: seven times a quarterback threw for over 300 yards against the 49ers, and s...

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