San Francisco 49ers: The Problem Is “Our Formula Is Simple”

October 27, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When Mike Singletary was appointed head coach of the San Francisco 49ers, he was quoted as saying "Our formula is simple, we're going to go out and hit people in the mouth..." Meanwhile, opponent's coaching staffs have taken those words to heart, literally. The 49ers have a simple game plan, and they think that all of their players will be more physical than ours.
The 49ers formula is simple. Not only simple, it is poorly schemed and executed. They run Brian Westbrook up the middle then send Anthony Dixon outside on a sweep. They run poorly disguised run plays on second and 22.
The 49ers are conservative and hardly ever take any risks. They have a simple game plan that they operate out of for most of the game. The record speaks for itself, it is easy to game plan against.
Recently, when the 49ers parted ways with offensive coordinator Jimmy Raye, it didn't take long for Raye to find the media and let them know that he was shocked because "he was doing everything Singleta...

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