49ers Defense Provides Bright Spot in Otherwise Lackluster MNF Win over Rams

September 13, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

A year ago at this time, the San Francisco 49ers gave us the annual "huh?" Week 1 result when they beat the Minnesota Vikings 20-3. Then they won four more games and fired their head coach.
At least then we knew the Vikings would be a quality NFL team in 2015, or at minimum a competent one. The Los Angeles Rams haven't been either for quite some time.
They had the league's worst offense in 2015 (297.6 yards per game). Their per-game average of 17.5 points ranked 29th, and they scored only 31 touchdowns (also 29th). Even though every NFL win carries some meaning, it's difficult to find a grand statement hidden among the rubble of Monday's bumbling, ugly 28-0 49ers win.
But, hey, at least they inched Jeff Fisher one loss closer to officially being the worst NFL head coach who can somehow always find employment.
The scoreboard will tell you the Niners trounced an inferior divisional opponent, but that only became true late when the Rams seemed to shrug and finally...

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