49ers-Falcons: Atlanta Big Favorites at Home Over San Fran

September 30, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

A San Francisco 49ers team that was the preseason favorite to win the NFC West has been one of the biggest disappointments thus far.
The 49ers are 0-3 heading into Week 4, and they have looked terrible in their two road contests, getting outscored 62-16.
In reaction to last week’s 31-10 loss at Kansas City, offensive coordinator Jimmy Raye was shown the door. Now it will be up to Mike Johnson to find the right formula.
After a tough Week 1 loss at Pittsburgh, the Atlanta Falcons have rattled off consecutive victories, including one over defending Super Bowl champion New Orleans last week.
The most recent meeting between these two teams came last season. That game saw Atlanta blast the 49ers for 45 points in a 35-point blowout win on the road. With that game in mind, NFL odds makers have listed the Falcons as a seven-point favorite with the total set at 43.
San Francisco’s lackluster offense is the biggest reason for its disappointing...

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