Quote Originally Posted by RoanokeFan View Post

Excerpt: "Something looks askew with the 49ers' defensive rankings, and it's not that they lead the league with the fewest points allowed per game.It's that their pass defense is ranked No. 2 in the NFL, five spots better than their more renowned run defense, at least in terms of yards surrendered.The 49ers' defensive backs have no time to take a bow, however. Eli Manning and the New York Giants are coming to town Sunday."The first time I played (Manning), he threw a touchdown on me," second-year cornerback Chris Culliver said. "In my mind, that won't happen again." Read more...
I throw this in the "stats can mean nothing" category. We are 5 games into the season and who they played is much more important than how they've played at this point. As we move through the season, the base of data will broaden out and be more meaningful. Let them think that they are great.