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Week 7 - 49ers at New York Giants - Open Thread


Date: October 21, 2007

Time: 10:00AM PST, 1:00pm EST

Location: Giants Stadium, Meadowlands

Weather: 68°F, 7mph wind, and sunny

Injury Report: SF: Keith Lewis Doubtful; Vernon Davis, Michael Lewis, Tully Banta-Cain, Alex Smith Probable
NYG: Plaxico Burress, Brandon Jacobs, Steve Smith Questionable; Derrick Ward Probable Spread: Giants -9; Over/Under 39; Money Line SF +350, NYG -450

TV: FOX (Channel 2 in San Francisco)
Announcers: Matt Vasgersian, Daryl Johnston, Tony Siragusa

Radio: 1050 AM/107.7 FM

Niners Nation Prediction: 49ers win 17-10

Feel free to enter your predictions HERE

And so after a bye week, the 49ers return to the field with Vernon Davis playing and Alex Smith not.  They spent much of the off time trying to solve the offenses woes.  Now we get to see what comes of that.  The offense was performing best in the last game The Disease played in, so hopefully he can bring back some of that explosiveness.

I've gone with a relatively low-scoring prediction and think yet again, the only way for the 49ers to win is to shut down the Giants offense.  Keep an eye on Jeremy Shockey as he could definitely be a guy who makes things happen for the Giants.  We lack a shutdown cover linebacker, so it'll take some big time team work to keep him from tearing our defense apart.