49ers vs. Cardinals: What’s the Game Plan for Arizona?

September 26, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Arizona Cardinals face a relatively straightforward task if they wish to up their record to 3-0 when they take on the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday afternoon.
The 49ers are a throwback to the 80s and 90s. There's not a lot of flash to what they do. They want to win with a power run game and an aggressive defense.
Arizona has both the talent and scheme to cope with San Francisco's physical style. Below is a breakdown of what we can expect from the Cardinals on Sunday.
Offensive Game Plan
It's somewhat tricky going through San Francisco's Week 2 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers and finding any tendencies from either team that led to the 49ers' demise. They simply got beat.
San Francisco, like Arizona's Week 2 opponent the Chicago Bears, runs a 3-4 defense. The similarities, however, end there. 
Chicago wants to play a very soft zone and keep the play in front of them. The 49ers are far more aggressive and physical. Defensive coordina...

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