With the win over the Browns, the 49ers have moved one step closer in their goal of making the playoffs. The 49ers avoided the trap of coming off a bye week, where teams had a 3-9 record heading into this week's action.
Head coach Jim Harbaugh was extremely wary of complacency setting in with the 49ers. Staying focused and continuing to work hard were strong points Harbaugh made to his team heading into the Cleveland game.
We now look ahead to the 49ers' next opponent, the Washington Redskins. The Redskins are currently 3-4 in the tough NFC East. The Redskins were shut out 23-0 by the Buffalo Bills and will be determined to make good in front of their home fans.
If this upcoming game was in San Francisco, I believe the 49ers would have the decided edge. However, this will be another tough east coast travel game for the 49ers.
Let's take a look at five key predictions that will determine the outcome of this game.