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dan77733
12-21-2012, 03:33 PM
Not sure if Borat is doing his GameDay thread this week so I figured what the hell, mine as well post this and if Borat does make a GameDay thread for this week, this topic can just be deleted.

Anyway, on to the next game -

49ers at Seahawks this Sunday Night on SNF for the NFC Division Title. If we win Sunday, we clinch the division. If we lose, we'll have to win next Sunday at home against the Cardinals to clinch the division title regardless of what the Seahawks do in Saint Louis.

With that being said, im hoping we can go in to Seattle and win which would be huge for us for a few reasons. First, we'll clinch the NFC West division title. Second, we'll stay ahead of the Packers for the second seed. Third, if the Falcons lose tomorrow night and we win on Sunday, we'll be in good position to possibly steal the number one seed and home field advantage throughout the playoffs.

Granted, the Falcons losing their last two games and us winning the last two games is slim but still a possibility. Regardless of what the Falcons do tomorrow night, the 49ers have to win the next two games in order to secure the number two seed which gives us a first round bye and a home playoff game in the divisional round.

To me, the second seed is extremely important because having that week off to rest Justin and Aldon Smith would be great. I know some would prefer to leave Justin out for Sunday's game but not me, if he can play, he needs to play because winning the Seahawks game is very important. If we dont finish 12-3-1, I dont see us getting the second seed because highly unlikely that the Packers lose either of their last two games.

As for the Seahawks game itself, im expecting a close defensive battle as we're number one in points allowed and Seattle in number two. Of course, im predicting the opposite as I have done since Kaepernick became the starter. High octane offense which seems far more energetic and determined with Kaepernick. Also love his ability to not get rattled at all. When the Patriots came back and tied the game at 31, I was pissed off as hell at our defense but seeing Kaepernick come right back with a pass to Crabtree who avoided a tackle and ran for a TD was awesome. That shows that even when it looks like our momentum is gone and the team would be down, the offense came right back to take a lead and hold on for the win.

Anyway, prediction time -

49ers 31
Seahawks 20

That's right. An eleven point win and scoring 30+ points yet again. Yeah baby!!! Kaepernick throws at least 2 TD's with no interceptions. Probably will scramble for some good yardage as well. Gore will score a rushing TD and im going to predict that LaMichael James will score his first TD on either a kick or punt return. :)

dan77733
12-21-2012, 04:24 PM
UPDATE:

Jim Harbaugh has upgraded DE Justin Smith from doubtful to questionable. I'm fully expecting him to start Sunday night and if he can go, he needs to start as we cant lose to the Seahawks. Game is too damn important.

Ness
12-21-2012, 05:59 PM
If the 49ers win this game they'll most likely get the second seed. I don't think the Packers are going to lose at home to the Titans and I don't think they'll lose on the road to the Vikings, although it could happen with Adrian Peterson looking to get the rushing record.

Everyone is really on the Seattle Seahawks bandwagon this past week and even leading up to this game. At least in the mainstream media.

49ersfan_87
12-22-2012, 01:04 AM
Should be a good game. Both offenses will likely play better than they did in Week 7. I'm just worried about this win win loss/tie trend we have going. Hopefully we can put an end to it this week. Go 9ers!

Ness
12-22-2012, 08:07 AM
Let's do this.

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abaddon41_80
12-22-2012, 10:59 AM
I am a lot more confident this week than I was last week.

HypocrisyIsGreat
12-22-2012, 03:21 PM
I am a lot more confident this week than I was last week.

Aren't you the same guy who said Michael Crabtree was awful last year?

Lol, you should stop posting. And stop watching the team while you're at it. Gotta weed out horrible, unintelligent 49er fans from this crap fanbase.

farfromforgotten
12-22-2012, 03:46 PM
Aren't you the same guy who said Michael Crabtree was awful last year?

Lol, you should stop posting. And stop watching the team while you're at it. Gotta weed out horrible, unintelligent 49er fans from this crap fanbase.

You posted a few minutes before Jordan posted. You guys show up around here together. How cute... and coincidental...

Anyways.

HypocrisyIsGreat
12-22-2012, 04:25 PM
You posted a few minutes before Jordan posted. You guys show up around here together. How cute... and coincidental...

Anyways.

Crabtree sux, Awex is a top 5 QB.


/Awex Fan'd

Borat
12-22-2012, 06:03 PM
Play nice Hypocrisy. I hate deleting posts. Makes me feel like a Nazi.

49erNation85
12-23-2012, 11:59 AM
Everyone on CBS this mooring is expecting Sea to win. Boo on them. I hope we come in and lay a smack down on the Hawks. Its time we take over the west.

proshoota25
12-23-2012, 12:01 PM
Everyone on CBS this mooring is expecting Sea to win. Boo on them. I hope we come in and lay a smack down on the Hawks. Its time we take over the west.

and almost everyone on ESPN picked SF. who cares about the "experts" picks?

proshoota25
12-23-2012, 12:02 PM
delete wrong thread

49erNation85
12-23-2012, 01:08 PM
I'm just saying I think its funny how every one picks are different from each station. I figured Sf has the better defense even with out Justin Smith. But oh well. Sf will show everyone tonight who has the best team in the west.

HypocrisyIsGreat
12-23-2012, 03:59 PM
I'm just saying I think its funny how every one picks are different from each station. I figured Sf has the better defense even with out Justin Smith. But oh well. Sf will show everyone tonight who has the best team in the west.

Crabtree still suck?

dan77733
12-23-2012, 08:27 PM
This game is horrible and everyone is sucking. Never would have went for the FG period. If we get inside the 40 of SEA anymore tonight, I say just go for it. Even a chipshot FG doesnt go good for Akers so that should tell Harbaugh and company something - dont even bother. Just go for it.

Not having Justin Smith is huge and if we lose this game, there goes our second seed, bye and Super Bowl championship but on the positive side, game isnt half over and there's still a chance to comeback and win.

HypocrisyIsGreat
12-23-2012, 08:50 PM
The 2 main culprits for this **** fest are Kaepernick and Greg Roman. Greg Roman is easily the worst OC in football.

49erNation85
12-23-2012, 09:09 PM
Just a terrible dam first half for sf. I dunno what even went wrong besides that darn play calling is crap fest. Where is the running game? Plus Seattle is just running all over our defense line. I just hope are OC coordinator will get his crap together by play off time. If not we will be a one an out team by far

JeffSamardzijaIRISH
12-23-2012, 10:12 PM
This game is why Kaepernick shouldn't be starting. There's no chance we win a Super Bowl with him. He's nowhere near ready.

dan77733
12-23-2012, 10:26 PM
It's not all on Kaepernick. Once that FG was blocked and returned for a TD, game was pretty much over especially with no running game and a defense that was horrible without Justin Smith. Kaepernick is the starter of the 49ers and Harbaugh is going to ride it out with him, good or bad.

On the positive side, Kaepernick's bad game came tonight instead of in the playoffs. Tonight's game will be used by Harbaugh to show Kaepernick what not do and to learn from it.

ninerfan
12-23-2012, 10:33 PM
Kaep has looked like a deer in headlights tonight, clearly this game was too big for him. He's looked lost most of the night. That said we've now hitched our wagon to him so we can only go forward from tonight.

Worse than Kaep something is def up with Aldon, he hasn't been himself the last few weeks & has been dropping into coverage more & more. Wonder is he's battling through something?

49erNation85
12-23-2012, 10:38 PM
Dam it was freaking terrible terrible game by all sides tonight. Play calling was worse then ever . I don't wtf is going on but we need a new offense coordinator but we need a new one. And dam you hawks we always lose to you at some point in the season. I swear I wish the 49ers could be constant all year long and not have these 4-5 bad games a season. it is really disappointing and terribly bad come play off time. We don't even deserve to be in the play offs. We will one and done come play off time.

49ersfan_87
12-23-2012, 10:45 PM
Here's a fun stat: In our last 6 quarters (most if not all without Justin Smith) we've given up 66 points.

Our defense has just been complete toast recently. Our lack of depth really hurts us. All while our 1st round pick has caught 0 catches and been inactive for 75% of the year.

49ersfan_87
12-23-2012, 10:46 PM
This game is why Kaepernick shouldn't be starting. There's no chance we win a Super Bowl with him. He's nowhere near ready.

Kaep played like crap but i'm guessing you forgot how inept Alex was against the Giants when we were down by 14. Or how much Alex sucked against the Vikings when our defense also played like crap.

Kaep's game tonight was horrible but lets not act like we'd get the Bills version of Alex, we'd likely get the Vikings or Giants version.

farfromforgotten
12-23-2012, 10:52 PM
Kaep went into New England last Monday night and threw 4 tds. Of course the Seahawks D is way better than the Patriots D, but they had been playing better in recent weeks and I think that it definitely would qualify as a big game.

I wouldn't say this game was too big for him. What I would say is that he is a young, inexperience QB making his 7th career start. He's going to have up's and down's during the season. We just got to hope he doesn't have another down game in the Playoffs.

Also, if this team falls behind by two touchdowns we are pretty much dead the rest of the game. The game plan is shot at that point. We need to get a lead, run the ball, and play aggressive defense to win.

49ersfan_87
12-23-2012, 10:56 PM
Kaep went into New England last Monday night and threw 4 tds. Of course the Seahawks D is way better than the Patriots D, but they had been playing better in recent weeks and I think that it definitely would qualify as a big game.

I wouldn't say this game was too big for him. What I would say is that he is a young, inexperience QB making his 7th career start. He's going to have up's and down's during the season. We just got to hope he doesn't have another down game in the Playoffs.

Also, if this team falls behind by two touchdowns we are pretty much dead the rest of the game. The game plan is shot at that point. We need to get a lead, run the ball, and play aggressive defense to win.

I'm not pleased with Kaep's performance tonight but i'm honestly more mad at our defense. They're supposed to be the best D in the league and they looked like the Bills. Brooks and Rogers looked awful.

Harbs also said he doesn't know if the team will get Justin back for the playoffs. Could be a longterm issue. We've looked completely awful without him in the lineup. Looks like Aldon can kiss that sack record goodbye...

ViperVisor
12-23-2012, 11:05 PM
Kaep played like crap but i'm guessing you forgot how inept Alex was against the Giants when we were down by 14. Or how much Alex sucked against the Vikings when our defense also played like crap.

Kaep's game tonight was horrible but lets not act like we'd get the Bills version of Alex, we'd likely get the Vikings or Giants version.

Vikes game was closer mediocre than suck.

Giants game sucked.

But what happened there was we were down and they were getting pressure, hitting and sacking Alex.

Teams don't care or need to do that with Colin. O-Line was great at keeping the pocket clean.

Defenses are looking at the tape and trust that things will be good as long as they don't beat themselves.
They are fine in playing wait and see if Colin can recognize the weak spot and do the easy things 2 3 or 4 times during a drive to keep it going to get a shot at a score.

farfromforgotten
12-23-2012, 11:06 PM
I'm not pleased with Kaep's performance tonight but i'm honestly more mad at our defense. They're supposed to be the best D in the league and they looked like the Bills. Brooks and Rogers looked awful.

Harbs also said he doesn't know if the team will get Justin back for the playoffs. Could be a longterm issue. We've looked completely awful without him in the lineup. Looks like Aldon can kiss that sack record goodbye...

I agree with this. The D was flat out pathetic tonight. You can almost forgive giving up the points to the Patriots last week after getting out to a big lead, but this game was nothing like that. We got pasted all night long. From start to finish.

This game made me ill. Ugh. I'm off to bed.

Ness
12-23-2012, 11:11 PM
Well at least we aren't fighting for a playoff spot. We'll be in, but I have no idea what team will show up. We'll get the division by beating the Cardinals, but the Seahawks seem like the best team in the NFC West. At least during this second half of the season. The 49ers haven't won three straight games this year. And unless they get a first round bye, it's looking like their chances to get to the Super Bowl are going to be almost impossible having to face three teams with only one guaranteed home playoff game.

I don't know what is up with the defense. Justin Smith needs to return. I wish Harbaugh would come out and say if he's going to be available for the postseason. Maybe it gives the 49ers some kind of advantage by not saying anything, but regardless, as a fan it would be nice to know if he'll be back.

49ersfan_87
12-23-2012, 11:12 PM
Vikes game was closer mediocre than suck.

Giants game sucked.

But what happened there was we were down and they were getting pressure, hitting and sacking Alex.

Teams don't care or need to do that with Colin. O-Line was great at keeping the pocket clean.

Defenses are looking at the tape and trust that things will be good as long as they don't beat themselves.
They are fine in playing wait and see if Colin can recognize the weak spot and do the easy things 2 3 or 4 times during a drive to keep it going to get a shot at a score.

Point is Alex has not played well this year when the defense isn't either. Our defense was a colossal disaster tonight. The only way we won was if we got in a shootout. We'd need either QB to put up 35 at a minimum.

ViperVisor
12-23-2012, 11:16 PM
Point is Alex has not played well this year when the defense isn't either. Our defense was a colossal disaster tonight. The only way we won was if we got in a shootout. We'd need either QB to put up 35 at a minimum.

Part of that is what we emphasize and practice. JUMBO stuff with dumbo Leonard Davis. Never having AJ or LMJ active.

Then we mix in some pistol stuff with Kaep.

Then when the defense slips we aren't exactly smooth with the more wide open stuff in the playbook.

49erNation85
12-23-2012, 11:48 PM
So a DE first round pick? to back up J.Smith?

JordanTaber
12-23-2012, 11:53 PM
The answer at quarterback isn't on the roster. Kaepernick is what he is - he has a long, slow release, no pocket presence, has a running mentality, is inaccurate on the shorter throws and has a tendency to sail the deeper ones.

He has pretty much hit his ceiling already - this is all you're gonna get. He's not going to "learn" accuracy. He's not going to fix his Leftwich-like release or develop pocket presence or suddenly reduce the constant desire to scramble/run.

Meanwhile, Alex Smith is inaccurate throwing deep, has no pocket presence, doesn't unload quickly enough, and is injury-prone. He's also inconsistent week to week, even drive to drive.

If I were the GM, I would trade them both while they still have value.

binary
12-24-2012, 12:58 AM
Worse than Kaep something is def up with Aldon, he hasn't been himself the last few weeks & has been dropping into coverage more & more. Wonder is he's battling through something?

ya, no Justin Smith next to him.

abaddon41_80
12-24-2012, 07:21 AM
Not even gonna blame Kaepernick for this debacle. He played bad but so did the rest of the offense and the defense and the special teams. Just an ugly game all-around, like the Vikings or Giants losses earlier in the season, except maybe a bit uglier.

Still, in Kaepernick's four starts starts against pass defenses in the top half of the league he has only three touchdowns and a 94 QB rating. I am not even sure how legitimate the Bears game was just because they had nothing on him and didn't even prepare for him, and his other touchdown was in garbage time last night. In his two against pass defenses in the bottom half of the league he has five touchdowns and a 106 QB rating.

Say what you will about Smith but he had 10 touchdowns and a 125 QB rating against pass defenses in the top half of the league, including four of the top six pass defenses. Smith's worst game by far actually came against a bottom 10 pass defenses, which is further proof that game was a fluke and/or Smith's finger injury was worse than we were lead to believe.

We now have as many losses in Kaepernick six games as we did in Smith's nine and the offensive stats, as well as individual stats, favor Smith pretty much across the board. I am all for Kaepernick starting next year but I just can't see the reason for him starting this year when it is clear to anyone watching that this team is currently worse with him than it was with Smith.

Give Kaepernick the game against Arizona. If he performs mediocre or worse again then the 49ers need to switch back to Smith if they want to have a shot in the playoffs.

Brent
12-24-2012, 08:20 AM
Six rushing attempts for Frank Gore.
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VAfy-ya
12-24-2012, 11:45 AM
Typical Niner fanbase emotional, knee-jerk reaction running rampant in here. I predicted this loss way before the season. I wasn't suprised. Not even a little. I thought the 'Hawks were too good for us to beat twice, especially in their place. This loss isn't on any one person. The whole team just got flat out beat. Individually, they were beat, to a man, on both sides of the ball. We looked tired honestly....like the Pats game took alot out of us, physically, emotionally. Our body language just looked, meh. This team probably needed this right before the playoffs. Every time the pundits are singing our praises, we have a let-down. Been like that all year. This team does not perform well, for whatever reason, as a front-runner. We play with a much more of a edge in a underdog role.

The stat that defines this game is Gore's rushing attempts. This is a team predicated on balance. We are not a team that can survive passing the ball 90% of the time. We don't have the personnel for it. We're not built for it. So when our defense is bad....like really bad, we will lose beacuse they are never supposed to give up 35 points in a little over 3 quarters. Seattle was 11of 12 on 3rd downs. Russell Wilson is everything I feared he would be when Seattle drafted him. Get used to it because Seattle will be right there with us, vying for division titles for the forseeable future. Everyone is talking about CK, but not understanding that VD's loss was probably a bigger impact on the game than Cowboy. A lot of our offense is based on heavy looks with VD used as a decoy, even in the running game, to draw defenses to open up through various shirts and motion. Losing VD took out a huge chunk of playbook, not being able to utilize our 3 TE stuff. And just his presence on the field, with play-action and things of that nature, it was huge blow and something you really can't prepare for or plan around, especially on the road in that venue. It made a already difficult task virtually impossible. VD's prodution may be down but his work in the run game as well how much attention he receives in coverage is as high as ever so it makes a difference, just his presence on the field. Sometimes you just have to tip your hat to other team and just say they were better.

The Hawks were better in every way than we were last night. No way around it. Just have to learn from it and be better. But I don't see any reason to panic. If anyone had been paying attention, you would know what this team is and what it can and can not do. We still have as good of a chance as any in the post-season. But we can't have a game this sloppy and devoid of execution against anyone so nothing has really changed in my eyes.

dan77733
12-24-2012, 12:02 PM
The game was a cluster**** from beginning to end but the turning point came on the blocked FG. Down 14-0, I dont know why Harbaugh didnt just go for it. Dont get it, SEA is stuck inside their 10 yard line. We get a TD, it's 14-7 and a game again. Down 21-0, game was pretty much over. Rain didnt help either.

Davis suffering a concussion hurt us and I think he'll miss the Cardinals game. Dont know about Manningham but I'll be shocked if he returns this season because his injury looked very bad.

Defensively, we were beyond horrible. Defense couldnt stop Russell or Lynch and got beat badly by average at best receivers. UGH. Aldon Smith was non-existent without Justin Smith. Wish we knew what his injury was. If Smith is done, they should just say it, place him on IR and move forward.

As for QB, Kaepernick played bad but im still high on him more than I ever was with Smith. His upside is still huge. Just needs to learn from his mistakes and get the experience needed to play QB. He'll only get that by playing.

I know a lot of people here want to win the NFC West Division title but if the Packers win at 1pm on Sunday in Minnesota, our bye is gone and I personally wouldnt even bother winning Sunday. I would rest pretty much everyone on defense and majority on offense. Also, I rather be on the road in the playoffs because if Kaepernick does bad, I dont want fans to cheer for Smith when Harbaugh isnt going back to him. Also, think the pressure would be less and to be perfectly honest, I want a rematch with the Seahawks in Seattle. Everyone here will say im nuts as usual but in order to dominate this division, we need to win in SEA, STL and ARZ. In Harbaugh's two seasons, we're 7-3-1 against the NFC West. Thats unacceptable. If we cant even beat the teams in our own division, highly unlikely that we'll get to the Super Bowl.

Super Bowl isnt going to happen. I would be shocked if it does. Our chance was last season and just didnt happen. Not meant to be.

Moving forward though, I have changed back to who I wanted last off-season. I would definitely pay WR Mike Wallace his $10m a year because since Kaepernick overthrows passes, Wallace would probably be the only guy who'll be able to catch them. Know he's had a bad year in PIT but I dont care because everyone in PIT has had a bad year. His deep threat and play making ability will fit in far better with Kaepernick than Smith. Crabtree and Wallace as the starters with Manningham, Williams and Jenkins as the backups.

Harbaugh has to get back to the basics and fundamentals of the WCO. Too much gimmicky stuff for me that I have hated since day one. Kaepernick has the arm to throw from the pocket but has to get the experience needed and without three RB's around him. Basic stuff. Other than Wallace on offense, I would probably release Goodwin and start Kilgore. Let Moss and Ginn leave along with Jacobs and that's pretty much it.

Defensively though, Rogers sucks and is too inconsistent. I would release him in the off-season and start Culliver opposite Brown. Draft wise, get some better depth on the DL, another CB and an OLB and ILB.

Oh well, on the bright side, team is still young for the most part and a SB contender for at least another two years. :)

Ness
12-24-2012, 12:50 PM
Dan, that's ******** "not bothering to win Sunday". So you'd rather have the Seahawks win the division and have the 49ers be the 5th seed and win three straight road games to get to the Super Bowl? Not to mention another loss isn't the way to walk into the playoffs. But God forbid Kaepernick gets booed at home if he stinks it up. SMH. How about we let him be a man mommy?

Borat
12-24-2012, 01:20 PM
Yeah, winning the division is the top organizational goal every year. That's a lot of extra revenue in just one game. It's still a business.

dan77733
12-24-2012, 05:13 PM
Dan, that's ******** "not bothering to win Sunday". So you'd rather have the Seahawks win the division and have the 49ers be the 5th seed and win three straight road games to get to the Super Bowl? Not to mention another loss isn't the way to walk into the playoffs. But God forbid Kaepernick gets booed at home if he stinks it up. SMH. How about we let him be a man mommy?

How about being more concerned with Kaepernick developing and getting better for the future instead of this mommy comment? Seriously, you care more about this year than about the long term. I care more about the long term as I dont want to see the team look for yet another QB eventually. If going on the road as the 5th seed and losing makes Kaepernick improve and be better next season to where he's not making the same mistakes, then im all for it.

If Packers win Sunday, winning or losing wont matter because either way, we would be playing in the wildcard round. Winning the division title and being the 3rd seed means that we would play the 6th seed in SF which could be MIN, CHI or NYG. Wouldnt like our chances against the Giants. MIN would be pretty good and CHI 50/50 even though we beat them the first time but that doesnt mean anything come playoff time.

There's a better chance of being the wildcard team and winning the Super Bowl. Giants have done it twice and Packers have done it in the last five seasons. Also, playing on the road would be a great test for this team. Unless its the second seed, chances are that we would most likely have to win two games on the road just to get to the Super Bowl. A third game on the road isnt going to make much of a difference.

The great teams win on the road and we're not that team. Losing in SEA, MIN and STL wasnt good. As the 5th seed, we would be playing against the Cowboys or Redskins in DAL or WSH. Personally, im not worried about either team in their stadium. Cowboys play worse at home than they do on the road while the Redskins would be 50/50.

In the end, I think that our chances are better on the road as the 5th seed than what they would be as the 3rd seed. 5th seed means something to prove, more determination, etc. Losing the NFC West to SEA would also pump up the team hoping for a rematch in SEA in the NFCCG which is always possible.

Also, dont take Kaepernick getting booed in SF in the Wildcard game if we play bad and especially lose lightly. Look at Alex Smith. He was booed so bad early in his career that eventually, mentally, he could get to you. For me, I care more about long term and Kaepernick developing into the QB that's been our best since Young.

Going on the road in the playoffs would be huge for him even if we lose because he'll learn from it, gain the experience necessary and get better. This team isnt good enough to win the Super Bowl this year and if Justin Smith doesnt play in the playoffs, our defense will be average at best. That's not going to cut it.

There's problems with the team, gameplanning and especially the playcalling. Kaepernick is just ONE of the problems right now. But unlike the other problems, he'll be our franchise QB for at least the next two seasons. Harbaugh isnt benching him period. Harbaugh is going to ride him out good or bad.

On the road in the wildcard round puts us as the underdogs which is better for us and for Kaepernick. Less pressure. At home as division winners, its the opposite. I prefer to be the underdogs because its easier to outplay the other team because there's no pressure on you to win.

But to each his/her own.

Swoll_Cat
12-24-2012, 07:13 PM
How about being more concerned with Kaepernick developing and getting better for the future instead of this mommy comment? Seriously, you care more about this year than about the long term. I care more about the long term as I dont want to see the team look for yet another QB eventually. If going on the road as the 5th seed and losing makes Kaepernick improve and be better next season to where he's not making the same mistakes, then im all for it.

If Packers win Sunday, winning or losing wont matter because either way, we would be playing in the wildcard round. Winning the division title and being the 3rd seed means that we would play the 6th seed in SF which could be MIN, CHI or NYG. Wouldnt like our chances against the Giants. MIN would be pretty good and CHI 50/50 even though we beat them the first time but that doesnt mean anything come playoff time.

There's a better chance of being the wildcard team and winning the Super Bowl. Giants have done it twice and Packers have done it in the last five seasons. Also, playing on the road would be a great test for this team. Unless its the second seed, chances are that we would most likely have to win two games on the road just to get to the Super Bowl. A third game on the road isnt going to make much of a difference.

The great teams win on the road and we're not that team. Losing in SEA, MIN and STL wasnt good. As the 5th seed, we would be playing against the Cowboys or Redskins in DAL or WSH. Personally, im not worried about either team in their stadium. Cowboys play worse at home than they do on the road while the Redskins would be 50/50.

In the end, I think that our chances are better on the road as the 5th seed than what they would be as the 3rd seed. 5th seed means something to prove, more determination, etc. Losing the NFC West to SEA would also pump up the team hoping for a rematch in SEA in the NFCCG which is always possible.

Also, dont take Kaepernick getting booed in SF in the Wildcard game if we play bad and especially lose lightly. Look at Alex Smith. He was booed so bad early in his career that eventually, mentally, he could get to you. For me, I care more about long term and Kaepernick developing into the QB that's been our best since Young.

Going on the road in the playoffs would be huge for him even if we lose because he'll learn from it, gain the experience necessary and get better. This team isnt good enough to win the Super Bowl this year and if Justin Smith doesnt play in the playoffs, our defense will be average at best. That's not going to cut it.

There's problems with the team, gameplanning and especially the playcalling. Kaepernick is just ONE of the problems right now. But unlike the other problems, he'll be our franchise QB for at least the next two seasons. Harbaugh isnt benching him period. Harbaugh is going to ride him out good or bad.

On the road in the wildcard round puts us as the underdogs which is better for us and for Kaepernick. Less pressure. At home as division winners, its the opposite. I prefer to be the underdogs because its easier to outplay the other team because there's no pressure on you to win.

But to each his/her own.

nothing bothers me more than having to underscore your deficiencies as both a fan and football analyst, but this is one of the most incompetent posts i have ever read, lacking any sort of validity in your claims and warrants. your logic makes no sense and your superfluous demeanor on the team is a detriment to this board.

first and foremost, i dont give a ****, losing on the road in the playoffs does nothing to bolster football prowess or aid in the development of a quarterback, much less a second year quarterback who would benefit from acquiring victories rather than meddle in any sort of defeat.

you use precedence as a way of describing a lower seed fairing better in away games on the way to the superbowl. while this might have worked for the NYG and GB, you are a fool for failing to realize the collective action/opportunity costs a team must endure in traveling under such adverse conditions. you think playing on the road in back to back to back games makes achieving a victory more feasible?

mark my words, the NYG will not make the playoffs. they need a victory coupled with losses from minnesota, dallas, and chicago in order to remain viable. one of these will not prevail. that leaves CHI as the likeliest opponents, UNLESS they too implode, giving rise to a REDSKINS 6th seed if they lose vs the cowboys

given the 49ers track record for bouncing back after tough losses, the ineptitude of the cardinals, and green bays affinity for defeating the vikings it is with the highest probability and greatest confidence interval that the following will occur (and no you fool, your random guessing, "gut intuition," and what you deem to be the best for our future cannot be considered appropriate analysis):

-NYG will defeat the EAGLES, but will fail to reach the playoffs as either CHI, MIN, or DAL will attain a victory
*** -Packers will defeat the vikings in MIN resulting in first round bye for GB (all niner fans, except for you are rooting for a spoiler to occur here).
-SEAHAWKS will earn the 5th seed given a 49ers victory against the lowely cardinals, thus facing the winner of the DAL/WAS game in the wild card.
-it will be CHI @ SF in the wild card game, unless the vikings (which is EXACTLY WHAT WE WANT) defeat green bay.

POINT being, your hypothetical situation is unlikely to occur - if it does then you are extremely lucky, regardless it does not improve our chances of advancing to the superbowl this year or for any year to come you dolt

Brent
12-24-2012, 07:48 PM
you dolt
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HypocrisyIsGreat
12-24-2012, 09:28 PM
Dan, that's ******** "not bothering to win Sunday". So you'd rather have the Seahawks win the division and have the 49ers be the 5th seed and win three straight road games to get to the Super Bowl? Not to mention another loss isn't the way to walk into the playoffs. But God forbid Kaepernick gets booed at home if he stinks it up. SMH. How about we let him be a man mommy?

This coming from the type of fan that cried for poor Alex getting boo'ed? Jeebus.

Alex only put up 13 points against the Seahawks at home(as opposed to on the road). So while yes, Kaep sucked on Sunday night, Alex is certainly no ******* upgrade.

dan77733
12-24-2012, 10:56 PM
nothing bothers me more than having to underscore your deficiencies as both a fan and football analyst, but this is one of the most incompetent posts i have ever read, lacking any sort of validity in your claims and warrants. your logic makes no sense and your superfluous demeanor on the team is a detriment to this board.

first and foremost, i dont give a ****, losing on the road in the playoffs does nothing to bolster football prowess or aid in the development of a quarterback, much less a second year quarterback who would benefit from acquiring victories rather than meddle in any sort of defeat.

you use precedence as a way of describing a lower seed fairing better in away games on the way to the superbowl. while this might have worked for the NYG and GB, you are a fool for failing to realize the collective action/opportunity costs a team must endure in traveling under such adverse conditions. you think playing on the road in back to back to back games makes achieving a victory more feasible?

mark my words, the NYG will not make the playoffs. they need a victory coupled with losses from minnesota, dallas, and chicago in order to remain viable. one of these will not prevail. that leaves CHI as the likeliest opponents, UNLESS they too implode, giving rise to a REDSKINS 6th seed if they lose vs the cowboys

given the 49ers track record for bouncing back after tough losses, the ineptitude of the cardinals, and green bays affinity for defeating the vikings it is with the highest probability and greatest confidence interval that the following will occur (and no you fool, your random guessing, "gut intuition," and what you deem to be the best for our future cannot be considered appropriate analysis):

-NYG will defeat the EAGLES, but will fail to reach the playoffs as either CHI, MIN, or DAL will attain a victory
*** -Packers will defeat the vikings in MIN resulting in first round bye for GB (all niner fans, except for you are rooting for a spoiler to occur here).
-SEAHAWKS will earn the 5th seed given a 49ers victory against the lowely cardinals, thus facing the winner of the DAL/WAS game in the wild card.
-it will be CHI @ SF in the wild card game, unless the vikings (which is EXACTLY WHAT WE WANT) defeat green bay.

POINT being, your hypothetical situation is unlikely to occur - if it does then you are extremely lucky, regardless it does not improve our chances of advancing to the superbowl this year or for any year to come you dolt

I dont remember saying anything about wanting the Vikings to lose. In fact, I want them to win but I dont think they will.

In general, this team NEEDS to get STRONGER MENTALLY and going on the road and winning will do just that. Losing on the road or at home wont do anything but be a disappointment. The difference is that for the 49ers to truly be great is that they need to show they can win on the road. They cant even beat their own divisional opponents so while getting a home game would be great, would does that actually accomplish? A win at home followed by a potential loss on the road in GB or ATL?

Either way, the outcome would be the same - losing on the road and if that was to happen, I would rather have it happen in the wildcard round instead of the divisional round because whats the point in losing draft position and getting everyone hyped up just to lose a week later?

Sorry but this team had the chance to get to and win the Super Bowl last season and didnt. Now, with Justin Smith possibly gone (im guessing a partially torn bicep), Davis out against the cardinals with a concussion and Manningham gone with a torn ACL and PCL, the team is weak and the defense is average at best without Smith, Akers is still struggling, play-calling still sucks at times and quite honestly, the team isnt great like everyone is making it out to be.

When your defense is as bad as SF has been since Smith got hurt, thats a huge problem because it shows that the rest of the defense isnt as good as everyone thinks because if they were, they wouldnt have played as bad once Smith got injured.

Sorry im not all happy and joyful but im realistic after last night. Team isnt very good and with Davis, Smith and Manningham gone, the spirits arent exactly going to be "high".

I think that going into the playoffs as the 5th seed will do the team more good than bad because it will force Harbaugh and company to refocus on the entire team, add depth where it needs it in the off season and fix the problems.

Also, I think that the team needs the challenge of winning on the road and proving that they can be dominant despite all the problems. Last year's success was a positive but at the same time, a negative because it allows everyone to think that they'll easily repeat the process and thats obviously not the case. Team needs a challenge to motivate their asses, plain and simple. Being the 5th seed despite being locked in at the 2nd seed for weeks will do just that.

As for me, believe what you will as I could care less either way. And by the way, I dont remember saying that I wanted the team to lose in the playoffs but I do think that they will. It would be unrealistic to think that they'll win four games and their 6th championship the way they're playing right now.

Ness
12-25-2012, 12:57 AM
This coming from the type of fan that cried for poor Alex getting boo'ed? Jeebus.

Alex only put up 13 points against the Seahawks at home(as opposed to on the road). So while yes, Kaep sucked on Sunday night, Alex is certainly no ******* upgrade.

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HypocrisyIsGreat
12-25-2012, 01:22 AM
http://i4.minus.com/jDqBBAlRL9vSY.jpg

Nah, I think that would be you. Read your own post Einstein.

And seriously, these ****** meme's dude....You can do better. Are you asian or something? lol...

Ness
12-25-2012, 07:55 PM
How about being more concerned with Kaepernick developing and getting better for the future instead of this mommy comment? Seriously, you care more about this year than about the long term. I care more about the long term as I dont want to see the team look for yet another QB eventually. If going on the road as the 5th seed and losing makes Kaepernick improve and be better next season to where he's not making the same mistakes, then im all for it.

So babying him would be the way to go? Kaepernick is a man and he, and every other player on the team has to be accountable for their own actions. Peyton Manning and Eli Manning said the best thing for both of them was to play and gain as much experience as possible. I care about every single year for the 49ers. You can't predict what is going to happen for sure every single season. The 49ers are in the playoffs and the goal is to win a Super Bowl every single season. You do your best to put yourself and your team in the best position possible every single year to win a championship. What the hell is wrong with you? Yes I'm sure losing at home to the Cardinals and then potentially losing on the road to whomever the 49ers face in the playoffs is really going to do more wonders than the better chance of winning at home against either the Vikings or the Bears. I'm sure Kaepernick would feel the same way. You don't even know the person and you're trying to gauge his psyche. Ridiculous.

If Packers win Sunday, winning or losing wont matter because either way, we would be playing in the wildcard round. Winning the division title and being the 3rd seed means that we would play the 6th seed in SF which could be MIN, CHI or NYG. Wouldnt like our chances against the Giants. MIN would be pretty good and CHI 50/50 even though we beat them the first time but that doesnt mean anything come playoff time.

Why would winning or losing not matter? That's stupid logic. There is a huge difference between going on he road and facing an opponent in a loud ass stadium compared to hosting a playoff game and having the crowd on your side. Again, you put your team in the best scenario you can to get a Super Bowl. I wouldn't care who we face at Candlestick. San Francisco usually aren't pushovers at home and they've proved that over the last two years.

There's a better chance of being the wildcard team and winning the Super Bowl. Giants have done it twice and Packers have done it in the last five seasons. Also, playing on the road would be a great test for this team. Unless its the second seed, chances are that we would most likely have to win two games on the road just to get to the Super Bowl. A third game on the road isnt going to make much of a difference.

That's a ******** approach Dan. There is no factual analysis of having a better chance of winning the Super Bowl as a wildcard team, especially on the road. I like how you conveniently said five seasons to help boost your argument. And one of those years the Giants hosted a playoff game!!! Why are we saying five years? How about since 2002 when the current format was established? How about since 1990? How many ROAD wild card teams (because you think that's better for the 49ers) have won the Super Bowl since then? A third game on the road doesn't make much of a difference? Right I'm sure the players would rather play on the road 3 for 3 instead of 2 for 3.

The great teams win on the road and we're not that team. Losing in SEA, MIN and STL wasnt good. As the 5th seed, we would be playing against the Cowboys or Redskins in DAL or WSH. Personally, im not worried about either team in their stadium. Cowboys play worse at home than they do on the road while the Redskins would be 50/50.

Wow have you seen the 49ers road record the last two years? It's very good. And the 49ers just beat the Patriots in Foxboro in December before this game, something no team has done in a decade. As good as that road record is, the 49ers are even more impressive at home and they certainly play like it. The only devastating loss has been against the Giants this past October. One bad ass kicking in two years at home.

In the end, I think that our chances are better on the road as the 5th seed than what they would be as the 3rd seed. 5th seed means something to prove, more determination, etc. Losing the NFC West to SEA would also pump up the team hoping for a rematch in SEA in the NFCCG which is always possible.

You think the 49ers wouldn't be more determined after they got their asses kicked in Seattle? Dan, you've never played professional football. You have no way to gauge the team's mentality. You're just assuming that the team would be more fierce on the road than they would be at home so you can win the argument. There is zero basis for that conclusion. The 49ers are fierce on the road and at home, but playing at home for any team is an advantage practically all the time. I'm not psychic, but if you ask any of those 49ers players I bet they'd rather not travel.

Also, dont take Kaepernick getting booed in SF in the Wildcard game if we play bad and especially lose lightly. Look at Alex Smith. He was booed so bad early in his career that eventually, mentally, he could get to you. For me, I care more about long term and Kaepernick developing into the QB that's been our best since Young.

Alex Smith obviously didn't let getting booed at home effect him. Ever since being with Harbaugh he's played pretty well for what he brings to the table and the 49ers have won with him in the lineup. If Kaepernick gets intimidated by fans in the seats booing him and saying mean things, people that most likely have never even played at the pro level, people that aren't around the team, then he doesn't deserve to be starting. The same thing happened to Eli Manning in a far more hostile city in New York. He seems to have turned out fine. I'd like to believe that Kaepernick has stronger fortitude than that.

Going on the road in the playoffs would be huge for him even if we lose because he'll learn from it, gain the experience necessary and get better. This team isnt good enough to win the Super Bowl this year and if Justin Smith doesnt play in the playoffs, our defense will be average at best. That's not going to cut it.

I can't believe you're advocating losing/putting the team in a worse position. Whenever something doesn't go the 49ers way you come out and whine and hope they lose. Wow what a fan. Yeah, because you know, winning couldn't possibly be a beating alternative for helping the confidence of Kaepernick and the rest of the team. That would just be silly. I mean, look at last year's wild card team the Lions. They lost in the wild card game and Stafford and the rest of the ball club have just came back stronger than ever. Oh wait, that didn't do **** for them. As for this team being good enough to win the Super Bowl or not, you don't know that. The tournament hasn't even begun yet and you're essentially throwing in the towel.

There's problems with the team, gameplanning and especially the playcalling. Kaepernick is just ONE of the problems right now. But unlike the other problems, he'll be our franchise QB for at least the next two seasons. Harbaugh isnt benching him period. Harbaugh is going to ride him out good or bad.

No one is saying there isn't problems with the team. The point is that you don't give up when the **** starts to hit the fan and start ridiculous strategies like losing the final game of the season so your team can go on the road and prove how tough they are and equate that notion to having a better chance to winning the Super Bowl. The is a winning ball club that could still possibly get a #2 seed. And this has nothing to do with Kaepernick getting benched, it has to do with putting him and the rest of the team in the best position to win games and get to a Super Bowl.

On the road in the wildcard round puts us as the underdogs which is better for us and for Kaepernick. Less pressure. At home as division winners, its the opposite. I prefer to be the underdogs because its easier to outplay the other team because there's no pressure on you to win.

But to each his/her own.

San Francisco will probably be doubted against whoever they host if they make it past the first round and have to play the Packers, which is I'm guessing the most likely scenario to happen as I don't think the Packers will lose to the Vikings, but we'll see.

I don't know why you want some ridiculous sport glory movie plot for the 49ers having to go on the road and win three straight playoff games. Time to wake up. Having them at home is the best layout for the team. Use common sense.

J-Mike88
12-25-2012, 08:20 PM
You guys are a lot better than you are giving your team credit for.

Did you forget what you did to Drew Brees in Nawlins a few weeks ago?
Did you forget what you did to us early this year, in Green Bay?

I think Kaepernick is a lot better than Alex Smith, talent-wise.
However, the experience factor matters a lot too.

The key IMO is the injury factor. I have been amazed at how healthy your defense has been especially to the key studs Alden, Justin, Willis, Bowman, and Gholson back there.
Contrast that to the Packers defense, it blows my mind.

Am I the only one who considers those hits like the one on Manningham, to be "dirty" or cheap? I hated the horse-collar before it was finally made a penalty. I hate those dives into the knees of guys like that one dammit, and the one that tore AD's ACL last year.

Our game at Minny is a tossup... I got us 60% to win, but that place will be rocking loud.... you saw what they're capable of doing in that place earlier this year when they, somehow, smacked you guys. They also, unlike my club, have been remarkably healthy on defense this year, to the front 7 especially.

If we win, you guys will 90% get the lame Bears, which should be easy.

Then you will come back to Lambeau in s***y cold weather, which favors you guys because your OL and DL are more physical than ours.... we're soft.
We have lost, IIRC, about 5 of our last 6 home playoff games. Rodgers has never won a home playoff game. We will feel the pressure at home, again.

I love the bye, but I'd honestly rather, with this team, play on the road in a warmer climate... better conditons for the way our team is built, plus I think we play better on the road, usually.

I fear the 49ers more than Atlanta or anyone else in the NFC.

BamaFalcon59
12-25-2012, 09:38 PM
Where is AJ Jenkins?

49erNation85
12-25-2012, 09:47 PM
I hope sf goes to GB. I would so go to that game !! Rep the 49ers in GB oh yes I will.

Menardo75
12-26-2012, 10:40 PM
You guys are a lot better than you are giving your team credit for.

Did you forget what you did to Drew Brees in Nawlins a few weeks ago?
Did you forget what you did to us early this year, in Green Bay?

I think Kaepernick is a lot better than Alex Smith, talent-wise.
However, the experience factor matters a lot too.

The key IMO is the injury factor. I have been amazed at how healthy your defense has been especially to the key studs Alden, Justin, Willis, Bowman, and Gholson back there.
Contrast that to the Packers defense, it blows my mind.

Am I the only one who considers those hits like the one on Manningham, to be "dirty" or cheap? I hated the horse-collar before it was finally made a penalty. I hate those dives into the knees of guys like that one dammit, and the one that tore AD's ACL last year.

Our game at Minny is a tossup... I got us 60% to win, but that place will be rocking loud.... you saw what they're capable of doing in that place earlier this year when they, somehow, smacked you guys. They also, unlike my club, have been remarkably healthy on defense this year, to the front 7 especially.

If we win, you guys will 90% get the lame Bears, which should be easy.

Then you will come back to Lambeau in s***y cold weather, which favors you guys because your OL and DL are more physical than ours.... we're soft.
We have lost, IIRC, about 5 of our last 6 home playoff games. Rodgers has never won a home playoff game. We will feel the pressure at home, again.

I love the bye, but I'd honestly rather, with this team, play on the road in a warmer climate... better conditons for the way our team is built, plus I think we play better on the road, usually.

I fear the 49ers more than Atlanta or anyone else in the NFC.

Almost every Niner fan on this board have violent knee jerk reactions to everything good or bad.

VAfy-ya
12-27-2012, 12:13 AM
Where is AJ Jenkins?

He wasn't activated last week. Hasn't been activated pretty much the entire year, as we had a fairly deep WR corps before the injuries hit us.. He has to improve his strength. Kid is rail thin and just like LMJ, had vets in front of him on the depth chart so we were basically red-shirting both this year. But injuries have forced both into action and now that Kyle Williams and MM are both on IR, Jenkins will be someone we have to lean on, heading into the post-season.

Finally got around to re-watching the 'Hawks game. Everyone panicking about losing Cowboy and how our defense will be toast without him sound very premature. RJF actually played a really good game. I never once called out officials in any of our previous games this year but there were at least 3 blatant and obvious holds on RJF that wasn't called. The most glaringly one coming on Seattle's first play from scrimmage, Lynch's 27 yard touchdown run. You clearly see Okung grab hold of the back of RJF's jersey with so much force, it stops RJF dead in his tracks. How they blew that one is beyond me but RJF played good, all things considered. Is he Cowboy? Hell no. But he isn't a bum either. He more than held his own.

I think Aldon had his first bad game of the year. Didn't seal the edge on a couple of runs and didn't display proper technique trying to close on Russell Wilson for some would be sacks. You have a guy like Wilson in your sights, you have to break yourself down and square him up. You can't just lunge at him. He's too slippery for that. Same for Brooks. They'll learn...its just like trying to corral Vick in the pocket, you have to close in under control.

Offensively, we actually were not as bad as I previously thought. Its just that our red-zone offense is still putrid. This is going on 2 years now where we just can't seem to design anything that's creative and puts the defense on its heels in that part of the field. Idk why Roman and JH can be diverse and unconventional everywhere else on the field accept in the red-zone but its still a glaring problem.

Celek looked good. He suprised me. I thought he was a waste of a roster spot because as a blocking TE, I thought his in-line blocking was shotty and he committed way to many penalties for a guy used as sparingly as he had been. But he actually looked like a guy who could he a nice compliment to VD if he continues to develop.

The O-Line actually pass-protected really good for the most part. Couple of blitzes that caused confusion there for a few but pretty much, CK had plenty of time. Like I said in a post previously in this thread, we just looked flat early on. Like we were still hung over from the Pats game. We looked a step slow. We weren't throwing punches, we were receiving them. We're usually the bully but we got bullied.

Borat
12-27-2012, 01:16 AM
Its just that our red-zone offense is still putrid.

So much this. The plays look ineffective because the execution has been terrible. It's a shitshow.

Justone2
12-27-2012, 06:05 AM
I think it has to be that they don't want to turn the ball over and are happy with getting the three points which last year lead to an amazing year for Akers who just misser to much this year.

Ness
12-27-2012, 07:00 AM
This comment from the main board was amusing.

Team seems to like getting punked every now and then. Embarrassing. Justin Smith is a coward for not playing. Take a shot and MAN up!

VAfy-ya
12-27-2012, 09:00 AM
So much this. The plays look ineffective because the execution has been terrible. It's a shitshow.

Its not only the execution, its the calls. We call things that basically leave little room for error. And our play-design....3 WR sets inside the 10 are probably not going to net much success for us. They have to do a better job of using our packages as decoys in that area. Maybe try throwing out of that jumbo set on a occasion. Can't rememeber the last time we used play-action on the goaline. Instead we come out in jumbo formation and declare what we're doing from jump, beleiving we're just going to 'out-physical' everybody and just plow our way into the endzone. Nothing wrong with out-smarting ppl while your at it.

dan77733
12-27-2012, 02:36 PM
Reports have said that DE Justin Smith has a partially torn biceps which is the same injury that ended Parys Haralson' season before it even started.

My main concern is making his injury worse than what it already is. Most likely having to go through three playoff games to get to the Super Bowl, im not sure if I would risk further injury to Smith. Honestly, I would let him heal up for 2013.

Jean Francois didnt play bad but you could see the obvious difference and like others have said, the Patriots game took a lot out of the defense and the Seahawks offense is actually pretty damn good.

What really sucks is that all of a sudden, the Seahawks are good, Rams are close to being good and the Cardinals are a QB and an OL away from possibly being good. Maybe its just me but it seems that all of the teams are good at the same damn time.

Was hoping the other three teams in our division would be crappy this season and for years to come but sadly, thats not the case. Oh well.

dan77733
12-27-2012, 02:40 PM
Its not only the execution, its the calls. We call things that basically leave little room for error. And our play-design....3 WR sets inside the 10 are probably not going to net much success for us. They have to do a better job of using our packages as decoys in that area. Maybe try throwing out of that jumbo set on a occasion. Can't rememeber the last time we used play-action on the goaline. Instead we come out in jumbo formation and declare what we're doing from jump, beleiving we're just going to 'out-physical' everybody and just plow our way into the endzone. Nothing wrong with out-smarting ppl while your at it.

I have said it since last season. It's all about the play calling period. In a way, if we lose Roman and/or Fangio in the off-season, I wouldnt even care that much because at times, they will call a great game but more times than not, they call a bad game with plays just make no sense whatsoever.

I would like to see more play-action and rollouts with Kaepernick because he would be able to pass or run if needed. Also would like to see them attempt more screen and tosses with James so he can use his quickness.

dan77733
12-27-2012, 02:46 PM
Here's something that I thought about that was funny -

If we and GB lose on Sunday but SEA wins, SEA gets the second seed because they beat (screwed) GB earlier in the season. I almost want to see that happen just so the NFL can have another problem on their hands because while im not a Packers fan, I was obviously cheering for them that night and they were so badly screwed.

Anyway, if SEA gets the bye, we would be 5th seed and play either DAL or WSH on the road. The 3rd seed (GB) would play the 6th seed which could be WSH, NYG, MIN or CHI.

I know im going to get bashed for this (but what else is new?) but in a way, im hoping that happens and the 6th seed can upset GB in GB so we can go back to SEA. That's right. I still want a rematch with the Seachickens in SEA because I still think last Sunday night was a fluke.

Granted, we would be the underdogs in SEA and everyone would expect us to lose and even if we were to lose again in SEA, it was expected by most but if we win, that would be so sweet to shut up all the Seachickens and Pete Carroll and Sherman who I cant stand at all.

Obviously, the 2nd seed or 3rd seed would be better but come on...no one here can tell me that you wouldnt enjoy that.

*let the bashing begin* tee hee

ninerfan
12-27-2012, 03:00 PM
Reports have said that DE Justin Smith has a partially torn biceps which is the same injury that ended Parys Haralson' season before it even started.

Torn tricep not bicep sacbee is reporting

Borat
12-27-2012, 08:57 PM
Currently working on the new gameday thread.

50/50 for posting it tonight.

Borat
12-27-2012, 11:03 PM
I'm closing this thread.

New Gameday thread (http://draftcountdown.com/forum/showthread.php?p=3223805#post3223805) is up. Enjoyyyyyy.