There are three NFC teams that the San Francisco 49ers should avoid come playoff time, especially if they want to make it to the Super Bowl. These three teams have either proven they can beat the 49ers or have a very good chance of doing so.
As with any sport, the probability of winning rises with a favorable matchup. Conversely, those odds decline with an unfavorable matchup.
So, let's review the three NFC teams that pose the greatest threat to the 49ers' Super Bowl hopes.