Good morning folks. Throughout the day, I was trying to nail down exactly how I feel about the upcoming game against the Philadelphia Eagles. I only do the Nuggets twice a week now and I try to at least get some general game thoughts out there. How I'm feeling about the game, etc. But I don't know what to expect out of these San Francisco 49ers, to be honest with you.
I think they're about as talented as any team in the league, and I think a lot of bad calls have went against them that's hurt them a lot. But they're squarely to blame for much of their own misfortune. The Eagles are kind of the same way -- they're capable of beating anybody, but they also have pretty sizable collapses from time to time. The 49ers should win this game, but my faith in that happening is pretty low. Maybe another Philly Cheesesteak will help ... What I do know is that I turned off last week's game mid-way through, and it had nothing to do with the fact that the 49ers were losing.
I sat through some of the most pathetic teams in NFL history and watched every minute of every game. Let that really sink in. Onto your links.
On 49ers: Too many penalty calls making game less enjoyable to watch (Barrows)
49ers injury report: Brock expected to miss another game (Maiocco)
49ers notes: Coach says McDonald playing well despite 'burden on his mind' (Barrows)
49ers Fangio dials up the blitz, pass rush still lacking (PFF)
San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick has Style and Grace on and off the Gridiron (HauteLiving.com)
Willis not fined for controversial penalties vs. Cardinals (Maiocco)
RT Davis happy to be back after 'boring' time off (Branch)
49ers, Harbaugh prep for Eagles' Kelly, the mad football scientist (MercuryNews)
Practice report: LB Willis in wrist guards; TE McDonald returns; only CB Brock, C Martin out (Inman)
Eagles' complex defense and fast offense has the 49ers' coordinators concerned (Lynch)
Pick up the pace: 49ers adjust routines in anticipation of Eagles offense (Barrows)
Offensive coordinator Roman applying lesson learned from 'wise man' to get 49ers offense untracked (MercuryNews)
Willis' wrist not expected to limit his play vs. Eagles (Maiocco)
49ers defense again must keep an eye on Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin (Inman)
49ers changed tactics in attempt to generate pressure (Branch)