The San Francisco 49ers are trying to get to the Super Bowl, but right now, they are playing like they want to lose.
San Francisco held off Arizona in a 27-13 game to clinch the NFC West, after a 42-13 blowout against the Wild Card Seattle Seahawks. The 49ers have looked terrible in their last two games, and they won't go anywhere in the playoffs if they keep playing like this.
There are some issues that must be resolved, but the 49ers still have a good chance at playoff success. They want the Super Bowl, and it's safe to say that they will be prepared when they host the Green Bay Packers, Seahawks or Washington Redskins in the second round.
But how will they defeat their opponent? Well, here are four things that will help the 49ers succeed in the playoffs.