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Roger Craig: The 49ers Will Annihilate The NFC West

SAN FRANCISCO - SEPTEMBER 20:  Former 49ers Roger Craig (L) and Joe Montana wait to go out onto the field for a half time presentation during home opener as the San Francisco 49ers host the Seattle Seahawks at Candlestick Park September 20, 2009 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)
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12th ManContributor IJune 22, 2010

Former 49ers running back Roger Craig made some headlines over the weekend by predicting the San Francisco 49ers will win the NFC West in 2010.

“The 49ers will be a playoff team this season. I’m making that prediction,” Craig told AOL Fanhouse. “They were 8-8 last season. You saw what happened.”

Craig continued to ramble about how the 49ers could have easily finished the season 12-4, citing four games that the team should have – and could have – easily won. Of the four games, Craig mentioned a 20-17 loss in week 13 to the Seattle Seahawks.

“So that’s 12-4 right there. Those four games could have changed the season around. They were that close. I think they’re going to be very strong contenders this year.”

And despite Craig’s confidence in San Francisco’s football team, he didn’t forget to point out that other teams in the NFC West are...


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