Not Quite There: Why the 2010 49ers Should Make You Nervous

June 16, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I am optimistic about the 2010 49ers, however, there are way too many fans overestimating where we are at.
I understand wanting winners and going out, hitting people in the mouth, and having a team capable of physically dominating others. But, what concerns me is the notion that  it also means, more often than not, we're running the football.
Why does that bother me?
Running the football doesn't yield big plays nearly as often as passing. It is not come from behind football.
Why does that matter?
Take 2009 for example. Packers, Eagles, Falcons, Titans, Texans. Five out of our eight losses we trailed the entire game. I'm sorry guys but grinding out four yard runs all day only takes time off the clock. Show me the defensive standout player who is going to stop us from going behind early... any takers?
The fact of the matter is that we were far enough from a complete team that one draft could not have put us there.
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