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Tough times for a projected division winner
As the 49ers travel to Atlanta this week to take on the very solid Falcons, Mike Singletary must be wondering when he will catch a break to take off some pressure.
One has to wonder what sort of pressure he is getting from management starting 0-3 with a team most picked to win the division and at least nine games this season.
Nine wins seem very far away if the team goes 0-4 this week. This would mean the team would have to go 9-4 the rest of the way to hit the mark most think they need to win the NFC West.
Kudos for Singletary sensing that his team needed a change. I got the same feeling on Sunday watching the team. I sensed a frustration from the players on both sides of the ball. the 49ers were out coached in all aspects of the game. I doubt that Jed York will pull the string on Singletary during the season, but letting the OC go will protect Singletary from the ax in the off-season as long as he wins the majority of games going forward.
Tune in 49er fans, this season just got real interesting...in a bad way.