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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