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Mailbag: Are the 49ers as good as they seem? How will San Francisco handle Seahawks’ receivers? How will rain impact playoff game against Seattle?
It’s the first week of the postseason for the San Francisco 49ers, and we opened our mailbag to see what fans were thinking. There is excitement, and concern, but that’s all normal.
Let’s jump right in.
The 49ers have had the easiest schedule this year – are they really as good as they seem? – DoctorWDS
When the season began, the 49ers had one of the toughest schedules in the NFL. They played who was on their schedule. It’s not their fault that teams like the Broncos, Rams, Cardinals, and Raiders were worse than everyone expected they’d be.
And it’s not the 49ers’ fault that they broke NFL teams all season. Remember the stat about no team winning a game after they played the 49ers? Not one team, all season, won the week after playing
49ers elevate Tevin Coleman, Janoris Jenkins ahead of playoff game vs. Seahawks
The San Francisco 49ers have announced two roster moves ahead of this weekend’s Wild Card Round playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks. The team elevated running back Tevin Coleman and cornerback Janoris Jenkins from the practice squad, making them available to play.
The third matchup of the season between the 49ers and Seahawks will kick off on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. PT from Levi’s Stadium.
Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (foot) and cornerback Ambry Thomas (ankle) are the only players the 49ers ruled out. The Seahawks listed cornerback Xavier Crawford (hamstring), running back DeeJay Dallas (ankle, quadricep), defensive end Shelby Harris (knee), and
Kyle Shanahan provides injury updates on Dre Greenlaw, Aaron Banks, other 49ers ahead of playoff bout vs. Seahawks
San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan jumped on a conference call with reporters on Monday, the morning after the team’s 38-13 victory over the Arizona Cardinals in its regular-season finale. The coach provided several injury updates as the 49ers begin preparations for its playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks.
Linebacker Demetrius Flannigan-Fowles left Sunday’s game in the first quarter and did not return. He sustained a neck sprain and is day-to-day, per Shanahan.
While that was the only in-game injury, Shanahan did provide some updates on other injured players.
“Guys coming back this week: [G] Aaron Banks and [LB Dre] Greenlaw,” Shanahan said. “Hopefully, we’ll get them back in practice at some point this week. [DT] Kevin Givens is good
49ers practice and media schedule leading to Wild Card playoff matchup vs. Seahawks
The San Francisco 49ers will hold three full practices this week as the team prepares for its Wild Card playoff matchup against the Seattle Seahawks.
Head coach Kyle Shanahan, defensive coordinator DeMeco Ryan, offensive line/run game coordinator Chris Foerster, and quarterback Brock Purdy are scheduled to speak with the media. The 49ers will make the press conferences available at 49ers.com, on the team’s official mobile app, and YouTube page.
Below is the schedule, which is subject to change, for the upcoming week. All