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Better Rivals podcast: Escaping a fright in the desert, and preparing for an MVP

Jimmy Garoppolo is playing his best ball, right when the 49ers need it most

NFL: San Francisco 49ers at Arizona Cardinals Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

On this week’s episode of the Better Rivals podcast, the 49ers break from the script for a win over the Cardinals on Thursday Night Football. What was different about this win compared to the others? Where did the Cardinals find success against a pass defense that had been lights out? And how was Jimmy Garoppolo able to pick up the slack? All that, plus what Emmanuel Sanders does for San Francisco’s passing game, the ups and downs of the injury roller coaster, and previewing an important divisional match-up against the Seahawks.