San Francisco 49ers v. St. Louis Rams: Can Niners Sneak Into Playoffs?

December 24, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The San Francisco 49ers started the season 0-5 after being the unanimous favorites to win the NFC West.
In the worst division by far in the NFL, if the 49ers got on a hot streak from that point it would be easy to imagine them making the playoffs.  They've gone 5-4 from that point, a nice turnaround, but not good enough to get them into the post-season.
The 49ers are currently 5-9, and they have more than a good chance of making the playoffs.
It all starts this Sunday with the St. Louis Rams.  This game is the key that really opens the door to their playoff hopes.  A win may even make them the favorites going into the final week to win the division.
They beat the Rams in their first meeting, but the 49ers were at home and they only won by three points.  Expect a battle, and the team who truly wants it more will come away with the victory.
As you can expect with such a low record, they don't control their own destiny, but they don...

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