49ers vs. Rams: What’s the Game Plan for San Francisco?

October 30, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The 2-5 San Francisco 49ers face off against the 3-3 St. Louis Rams in a Week 8 NFC West showdown at the Edward Jones Dome—a game that kicks off at 1 p.m. ET.
San Francisco's previous contest against the Seattle Seahawks displayed little more than whimpers from the offense, as the 49ers produced a mere three points and 142 all-purpose yards. Additionally, they generated fewer first downs (eight) than punts (nine) during the game.
Offensive woes have been a large story behind San Francisco's lackluster start to the 2015 season. And these problems could easily be magnified as the 49ers try to implement a stronger game plan against the Rams on Sunday.
St. Louis' defense may not be as good as Seattle's, but a strong Rams pass rush figures to be a major factor during the game. With the 49ers having allowed 25 sacks on the year, St. Louis' crop of pass-rushers could be in line for a big day.
How can San Francisco scheme against the pass rush?
Fortunately, the 4...

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