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GREEN BAY, WI - DECEMBER 08: Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons passes against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on December 8, 2013 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers defeated the Falcons 22-21. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Atlanta Falcons Have Perfect Stage To Exact Revenge On San Francisco 49ers

While the rematch from last year’s NFC Championship Game will not quite live up to the hype that was expected when the season started, it’s still a very interesting match-up. Both teams have plenty to play for and will do everything they can to leave the field Monday with win.

12/17/2013

TAMPA, FL - DECEMBER 15: Quarterback Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers yells after running for a first down in the 4th quarter against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers December 15, 2013 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. The 49ers won 33 - 14. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Team Grades: 49ers Don’t Back Down Against Scrappy Buccaneers

It was obvious after each team’s opening drives that the best team on the field in Tampa Bay was the visitor. While it was a one possession game late, San Francisco dominated their opponent from start to finish, getting a little something from everyone on the way to their 10th win of the season.

12/16/2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 08: Phil Dawson #9 of the San Francisco 49ers kicks a twenty two yard field goal against the Seattle Seahawks with thirty one seconds left in the fourth quarter at Candlestick Park on December 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won the game 19-17. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Phil Dawson And Defense Fuel 49er Victory

In a game that they had to win, San Francisco responded. They beat the best team in the NFC, (record-wise) and remain in control of their playoff destiny.

12/09/2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 01: Patrick Willis #52 of the San Francisco 49ers sacks quarterback Kellen Clemens #10 of the St. Louis Rams during the fourth quarter at Candlestick Park on December 1, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won the game 23-13. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

49ers Team Grades: Defense Impressive In Win Over St. Louis Rams

The 49ers swept their season series against the Rams due to the play of the defense. While all phases of the team chipped in, it was the San Francisco defense that ensured that they maintain control of their playoff destiny as the 49ers won their second straight game.

12/02/2013

ST. LOUIS, MO - NOVEMBER 24: Benny Cunningham #36 of the St. Louis Rams rushes in the third quarter against the Chicago Bears at the Edward Jones Dome on November 24, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Michael Thomas/Getty Images)ST. LOUIS, MO - NOVEMBER 24: Benny Cunningham #36 of the St. Louis Rams rushes in the third quarter against the Chicago Bears at the Edward Jones Dome on November 24, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Michael Thomas/Getty Images)

Concussions Plague Rams While 49ers Injury Report Shows A Team Slowly Getting Healthy

Despite the long list of names on the 49ers injury report, the fact remains that they are getting healthier. The Rams, on the other hand have a few players getting over concussions that may not be available Sunday.

11/29/2013

ST. LOUIS, MO - NOVEMBER 24: Kellen Clemens #10 of the St. Louis Rams looks to pass the ball against the Chicago Bears at the Edward Jones Dome on November 24, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. The Rams beat the Bears 42-21. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

To Extend Winning Streak 49ers Will Have To Beat Much Improved Rams

If San Francisco hopes to avoid their 5th loss this season, they are going to have to beat a St. Louis team that has improved its level of play since their week 4 match-up. While this is far from an easy win, the 49ers are at home, seem to have their offense on the right track, and should sweep the season series against their division rival.

11/27/2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA - NOVEMBER 17: Robert Meachem #17 of the New Orleans Saints runs the ball past Donte Whitner #31 of the San Francisco 49ers at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on November 17, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

49ers Lose Second Straight On Last Second Field Goal

For the second time in two weeks the 49ers lost a game in which they have to feel that they should have won. While they played admirably, the bottom line is that San Francisco needs to get back to their winning ways if they hope to make it back to the playoffs.

11/18/2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA - NOVEMBER 10: Darren Sproles #43 of the New Orleans Saints celebrates a touchdown during a game against the Dallas Cowboys at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on November 10, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. New Orleans won the game 49-17. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

49ers Defense Will Be Tested Against Offensive Powerhouse Saints

Both New Orleans and San Francisco are legitimate Super Bowl contenders and will have to play their best game of the season to pull out a victory in this one. The winner will not only keep alive their hopes of a favorable playoff path, but will also send a loud message to the rest of the NFC.

11/12/2013

SAN FRANCISCO0: Colin Kaepernic, CA - NOVEMBER 1k #7 of the San Francisco 49ers gets sacked by Luke Kuechly #59 and Mario Addison #97 of the Carolina Panthers during the fourth quarter at Candlestick Park on November 10, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The Panthers won the game 10-9. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

49ers Anemic Offense Stumbles Again; Allow Panthers To Keep Rolling

Despite coming off their bye, and playing at home, the 49ers suffered another heartbreaking defeat. Instead of extending their winning streak to six, San Francisco will now have to beat a good New Orleans team to avoid losing their second in a row.

11/11/2013

CHARLOTTE, NC - NOVEMBER 03: Mike Tolbert #35 of the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on November 3, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

49ers And Panthers Have No Significant Injuries Heading Into Pivotal Match Up

The 49ers and Panthers each have several players listed on this week’s injury report, but none that will hinder their play Out of the two teams, it’s the Panthers who will have to keep an eye on a few players, but in the end, this game will not be decided by injuries.

11/08/2013

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 27: #24 Anthony Dixon of the San Francisco 49ers is challenged by #10 Josh Scobee of the Jacksonville Jaguars during the NFL International Series game between San Francisco 49ers and Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium on October 27, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images)

49ers Take Care Of Business, Blow Out Toothless Jaguars

After beating up on the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday, there is not a NFL team in a better position than the San Francisco 49ers. They have won 5 straight, have a week off to rest up, continue to get better on the field, and with several players getting over lingering injures, the 49ers figure to be even better the next time they hit the field.

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JACKSONVILLE, FL - OCTOBER 20: Jacksonville Jaguars fans wear paper bags during the game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the San Diego Chargers at EverBank Field on October 20, 2013 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

How Can 49ers Avoid A Trap Game Loss To Hapless Jaguars?

The only concern for the 49ers this week is overlooking their opponent. San Francisco is playing easily the worst team in the NFL, and while they will have to still play a good, clean game to win, the 49ers have no business losing this game.

10/22/2013

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