After his struggles in the return game Sunday, Kyle Williams should be one of the several roster cuts San Francisco is going to have to make as they welcome back several players. It’s not that Williams has been abysmal, but there is no denying the fact that he is taking up valuable room on a talented team that needs as many open roster spots as they can get.
While the 49ers have had arguably the best punter in the game the past few seasons, the same can’t be said for their kicking game. Last year Special teams play hurt San Francisco during the regular season and again in Super Bowl. So far in 2013, the 49ers have shored up this weakness, and continue to strengthen their argument as the most complete team in the league.
It makes sense for the 49ers offense to make some changes after replacing Alex Smith, this not yet. Colin Kaepernick is a completely different player with a different skill set, but with questions surrounding the passing game, the running game, for now, is still the team’s bread and butter. With a full stable of backs, the coaches need to commit to the run, and worry about the passing game when they get back all their pieces.
It’s only Week 2, and as to be expected injuries are not going to determine the outcome of the game between the 49ers and Seahawks. While Seattle might be shorthanded in the secondary they still have plenty of bodies ready to go, and the winner of this game will be the team that plays better, not the one that is healthier going into the game.
At first glance it seems that the Packers and 49ers will both be at full strength for the match up Sunday. However, San Francisco will be without several players and will need to hold the fort until they get back their full roster.
The Super Bowl is suppose to be the best two teams in the NFL battling for football supremacy as well as bragging rights. While there may be questions as to if the two best teams from each conference are playing, there is no denying the talented filling both rosters. In a game with so many Pro Bowlers on the field, it’s often an unlikely hero that can help swing the outcome of the game in their team’s favor. There are several players who can make a name for themselves on Super Bowl Sunday, but the player most likely to do so, is LaMichael James.
The story of the professional athlete overcoming a troubled past to make it to the pros is not uncommon. What makes LaMichael James story so unique is that he has been on himself for most of his life, and even after reaching the pinnacle of football, his past will continue to remind him how lucky he is.
When the 49ers drafted running back LaMichael James, both he and the team probably didn’t figure that he would not play through the first 12 weeks of the season. There is still no ETA on when he will play, but with an injury to Kendall Hunter, the team figures to turn to the rookie who can offer the team the same things that Hunter did to help make the offense so effective.
Today on the Grant Napear Show, Jason Ross filled in for Grant and talked a lot about Major League Baseball, the Oakland Athletics, San Francisco Giants and the 2012 Summer Olympics. Jason took calls about […]
49ers’ rookie running back LaMichael James talked with Jason about the upcoming NFL season. Jason asked LaMichael about any nerves he had coming into his first NFL season. LaMichael discussed his decision to leave Oregon […]
By Frank Luna The San Francisco 49ers made it to the NFC Championship last season on the strength of their defense and in spite of a sometimes lethargic and underperforming offense. This off-season they have […]