• Final Word: NFC West

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Oct 12, 2012
    The " Final Word " item for Week 6 led with a look at how the San Francisco 49ers ' third-down nickel defense fared against the New York Giants during two matchups last season. Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 6: The San Francisco 49ers ' offense took considerable criticism after converting just once on 13 third-down plays against the New York Giants in the NFC Championship Game. The 49ers were much better getting third-down pressure in the playoff rematch, but the Giants still averaged 7.2 yards per ...
    Source: ESPN.com
    • Following up on 49ers' third-down defense

      2011 49ers 3rd-down Nickel D vs. Giants The "Final Word" item for Week 6 led with a look at how the San Francisco 49ers' third-down nickel defense fared against the New York Giants during two matchups last season. I initially failed to account…
      Source: ESPN.com

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