We're beginning to see a sound and steady football team emerge, because talent was never an issue with the 49ers. Complacent? Yes, but a lack of talent is a bit of a stretch.
We should take a poll and ask how many general managers would switch with 49ers GM Trent Baalke. How lopsided would those results be?
Big picture, the 49ers are back—though, personally, I never thought they left. The real question is can they keep this up with the injuries mounting?
The 2013 Titans resemble nothing of the team many witnessed last year. They play defense with an edginess and ferocity, and they have formed a smashmouth identity in the trenches.
Almost NFC West-like.
With that said, I still believe the 49ers will make a statement in this interconference matchup. Here are five bold predictions that will swing the favor toward the 49ers this Sunday.