Falcons vs. 49ers: Whats the Game Plan for San Francisco?

November 7, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The San Francisco 49ers' tumultuous 2015 season continues as the franchise prepares for a Week 9 contest at home versus the 6-2 Atlanta Falcons at Levi's Stadium.
San Francisco will not be starting quarterback Colin Kaepernick, which marks the first time since 2012 the signal-caller has not started a regular-season game for the 49ers. Instead, the 49ers will roll out quarterback Blaine Gabbert in his first start for San Francisco.
This changes the 49ers' game plan on offense—a unit that ranks last in the NFL with 109 points for and 2,258 all-purpose yards. 
The 49ers will also have to contend with a Falcons offense ranking third in the league with an average of 32 points per game, per B/R Insights.
On paper, San Francisco is set up for yet another blowout. The 49ers have scored seven or fewer points in four of their six losses. And their defense hasn't been able to hold the line long enough to keep the team in the game in later quarters.
Can San Fran...

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