49er's vs. Giants: The re-match a look at the numbers
The San Francisco 49ers look ahead to a rematch with the defending Super Bowl Champion New York Giants on Sunday. The 49ers will be looking for revenge after last seasons heart breaking loss to the Giants in the NFC Championship Game. The 49ers have outscored their opponents 79-3 since being upset in Minnesota. They set a franchise-record with 621 yards, and became the first team to tally over 300 yards both rushing and receiving in a game in NFL history.
Alex Smith is also the leagues highest rated passer with a 108.7 passer rating (entering Monday). The 49ers’ offense ranks sixth overall at 401.2 yards per game. They boast the league-leading rushing attack is averaging 195.8 yards per game, and it ranks first in 6.1 yards per play. Their eight rushing touchdowns are tied for third-most in the league. The 49ers have the league’s second-best defense in terms of yards per game, at 262.6.Let’s take a closer look at the numbers and how they compare to the Giants." Read more...