The San Francisco 49ers came away with a 26-21 victory against the visiting Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. The win brings the Niners back to a .500 record at 2-2 and for at least one week, limits the chatter over whether or not the red and gold are on the decline from one of the NFL's elite teams.
Regardless if you think any of that sort of talk is warranted, is irrelevant, any victory is celebrated but this was significant…and that's not pointed at the fans. When asked about what this win could do for morale, Jim Harbaugh said this to CSN's Matt Miaocco:
"It should be good for morale, I would suspect…good for my morale. But we have to keep going."
The response was said with a smile and drew laughs from the group of reporters.
However, while the Niners had a solid win that showed a tough and steady defense that allowed zero points (Philly scored on a block punt in the end-zone, a punt return and a interception returned for a touchdown) and a hard nosed running game that featured Frank Gore at his finest (24 carries for 119 yards and a 55 yard TD reception), the Niners lost two key players due to injury.Read more... Join the Conversation...