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49ers Film Breakdown

49ers run game dominates, Jimmy G’s efficiency, and defensive up and down arrows

Today’s film room breaks down the week one win over the Lions by examining the running game, Garoppolo’s 3rd down efficiency, and the positive and negative on defense.

Why Azeez Al-Shaair was the X-factor against the Lions

We look at what Al-Shaair did to help out the defense.

Film room: 49ers bash counter concept and the new dual-threat offense

The final preseason game gave us a glimpse into the 49ers' offense with certain packages for Trey Lance.

Film room: What the 49ers offense might look like with Trey Lance under center

Whether Lance is the starter or back in a dual quarterback system, film room takes a look at the plays fans might see in 2021.

Five takeaways from 49ers-Raiders: Welcome back, Raheem

San Francisco's offense looks so much better with Mostert and the secondary is bolstered with a familiar face.

Jonas Griffith speaks on NFL debut: It was everything I wanted and more

Griffith played well in 33 snaps, but it was not enough to stop the Kansas City Chiefs.

Anatomy of a play: Trey Lance’s first unofficial touchdown pass

49ers training camp spotlight: Setting the record straight on Arik Armstead

Xavier highlight’s what Arik Armstead did best in 2020, as he looks to rebound and have an impactful 2021 season.

49ers training camp spotlight: Talanoa Hufanga has made his presence felt as of late

Talanoa Hufanga will need to impress in every pre-season game to earn a role with the defense.

Is Trent Sherfield a sleeper candidate for WR3?

Xavier Dixon makes a case for Trent Sherfield as WR3 option.

49ers training camp spotlight: Ambry Thomas’ strengths and weaknesses

After listening to Leo Luna and Javier Vega on the Oh Hey There podcast, I decided to take a deeper look at cornerback Ambry Thomas.

49ers training camp spotlight: Looking at Justin Hilliard’s chances to make the 53-man roster

I saw the comments demanding respect for Justin Hilliard’s name, so I took a deeper dive into what he has to offer to the 49ers.

How the defensive tackle group holds the defense together

Entering another year with an unproven pass-rush, the defensive tackle group must step up again.

49ers Film Room: Breaking down Trey Lance to see how soon he’ll start

Film room is back for the season with a deep dive into Trey Lance’s college tape.

What Fred Warner means to the 49er defense

Fred Warner, a third round draft pick has taken the league by storm. Warner's constant development has brought him to the best LB in the NFL.

49ers training camp preview: The linebacker core has a chance to be tops in the league

Xavier Dixon makes his debut on Niners Nation as he previews what to expect out of the Niners LB group headed into training camp

Film room: Why analysts are overthinking Justin Fields, why the stereotypes are bad, and why the 49ers should draft him

The 49ers should draft Justin Fields. Today’s draft-day film room wades through the black quarterback stereotypes, what Fields looks like as a pure passer, and briefly why the 49ers should draft him.

Film room and free agency: Re-signing Trent Williams is priority No. 1

Trent Williams is undeniably the most important piece the 49ers can bring back in free agency, and they don’t have to wait.

Anatomy of a play: 49ers counter run scheme versus the Cardinals

Anatomy of a play breaks down the gap scheme running game versus the Cardinals.

Film room: So long Bob and thanks for all the memories, plus George Kittle’s return sparks the offense

Defensive coordinator Robert Saleh’s brilliant gameplan slows down Cardinals offense and George Kittle’s return positively impacts the running game and passing game.

Film room: How quarterbacks create pressure and sacks with poor pocket movement and bad blitz recognition

Film room: 49ers offense accounts for most of the Football Team’s points

Film room looks at the many miscues on offense in last Sunday’s game versus Washington.

Film room: Coverage busts by the 49ers defense leads to big plays they’re unable to overcome

The film room looks at the various coverage busts by the defense as well as how the Bills and Josh Allen put on an offensive clinic.

Anatomy of a play: How the 49ers denied the Rams their favorite passing concept and generated sacks

This week’s Anatomy of a Play looks at how the 49ers limited the Rams favorite passing concept in their 23-20 win over Los Angeles.

Film room: Are the criticisms of Shanahan fair? Looking at the Rams game for answers

Rich Madrid highlights the offensive line’s play, wide receivers being open, and some of Shanahan’s adjustments from the Rams game.

Film room: First round rookies Brandon Aiyuk and Javon Kinlaw were the best players against the Saints

Film room looks at the impact of rookies Javon Kinlaw and Brandon Aiyuk on the Saints game

Anatomy of play: 49ers 3x2 four verticals “Aggie Now” concept

Film room breaks down the 49ers four verticals concept.

Film room: Richie James provides only spark for the offense, the Packers 6-1 front slows down 49ers run game, and Aaron Rodgers goes deep 

Film room breaks down the week 9 loss to Green Bay.

Film room: Seattle’s pressure scheme reveals Jimmy Garoppolo’s weaknesses

Seven throws from Garoppolo versus Seattle: Why Jimmy G’s process is a problem

Reviewing the Seahawks game, you can see the best and worst traits in Garoppolo’s game. We took a look at seven throws to highlight where his issues stem from, and mixed in throws where Jimmy G showed why the 49ers believe in him.

Anatomy of a play: Detailing the 49ers play action drift concept

This week’s anatomy of a play details the 49ers favorite play action passing game concept, Drift, and the multiple variations of the play.

Film room: Kyle Shanahan’s brilliant run game adjustments showcase skill player versatility

Highlighting the new wrinkles that Shanahan has added this season

Anatomy of a play: Breaking down Jason Verrett’s game-changing interception

This week’s anatomy of a play highlights Jason Verrett’s interception late in the third quarter of the Sunday night game against the Los Angeles Rams.

Film room: Defensive coordinator Robert Saleh deserves more praise than he’s getting

Film room looks at some of the schematic adjustments by the 49ers defensive coordinator as well as some tendency breakers against the Rams to their normal third down blitz packages.

Anatomy of a play: Breaking down the Rams use of fly motion

Anatomy of a play breaks down the Rams use of fly motion the run game and play action passing game.

Film room: How Miami’s defensive scheme stalled the 49ers offense

This weeks film room dives into how the Dolphins defensive game plan limited the 49ers passing game.

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