49ers Embarrassed On The Road by Seahawks What Was Learned From This Ugly Game

September 13, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This was the year the San Francisco 49ers were supposed to take the NFC West by storm. Alex Smith finally had an offensive coordinator around for a consecutive season and big things were going to be coming from the offense with Michael Crabtree, Frank Gore, Vernon Davis, Josh Morgan, and the addition of Ted Ginn Jr. The drafting of Anthony Davis and Mike Iupati were supposed to help the suspect offensive line for the 49ers. 
On the opposite side of  the ball, the defense was supposed to be the strongest for the 49ers, even though the secondary was suspect and so was the pass rush. 
But if the first game is any indication, the 49ers have a lot of work to do on both sides of the ball. First off the offense was in disarray. There were too many false starts in the first half not getting the call in fast enough, which led to the 49ers using timeouts and, at the one yard line, taking a delay of game call instead of going for the touchdown.  In turn, settling for...

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