The Niners D hasn't allowed more than 150 yards on the ground since 2010. The last time they faced the Giants in the 2011 NFC Championship game, Bradshaw and Brandon Jacobs combined for only 87 yards rushing. But the defending champs look to set a new tone in San Francisco on Sunday.
Ahmad Bradshaw is on the heels of a 200-yard performance against the Browns defense, and Big Blue also has Andre Brown to turn to as a change of pace.
Eli Manning's aerial attack has kept defenses thinking pass all season long, and Bradshaw is often left unaccounted for by opposing defenses. The 49ers' elite defense, however, may be the best the league has seen in decades.
Tom Coughlin's team will need to dig deep to gain significant yardage Sunday. Here's how they'll do it.