49ers 2014 Season Marred By InjuriesAs the 49ers look back on this season, it will not be positive. The team almost had a losing record, and missed the playoffs after 3 straight NFC Championship games. However, the teams awful season has to do with injuries than anything else, and a problem that shouldn't haunt them next season.
49er Defense Must Stop Run, Create Turnovers To Defeat SeattleWhen the 49ers and Seahawks meet for the third time this season the stakes could not be higher. The winner will move on to the Super Bowl, while the loser will have to deal with falling just short of the big stage and to make matters worse at the hands of their hated division rival.
Ravens, 49ers Bring Big-Hitting 'D' To Super BowlSeven of the 46 previous Super Bowls ended with MVP awards going to defensive players. That includes 2001, when Baltimore's Lewis was honored; it hasn't happened since 2003, with Tampa Bay Buccaneers free safety Dexter Jackson.
49ers Boast Elite Linebacking CorpArguably the NFL's most-feared linebacking tandem, Patrick Willis and NaVorro Bowman helped lead the San Francisco 49ers back to the Super Bowl on Sunday against Baltimore for the first time in 18 years.
NFC All-Pro Selections - DefenseDefense wins championships. But these days it's a certain kind of defense. Check out our NFC all-pro defense to see who excels.