3 big things: Baltimore Ravens beat San Francisco 49ers

Ruben Hill
December 3, 2019

Then, the Ravens beat the formerly 10-1 49ers in a nail-biter in Baltimore, and the Texans slammed the Patriots on Sunday night, and everything changed. The Seahawks handed San Francisco their first loss earlier this season, giving Seattle a tie-breaker should they improve to 10-2. What can San Francisco do to emerge with an 11-2 record?

If this edition of 49ers-Ravens - filled with elite players, fourth-down gutsiness and top-notch defense on a rainy afternoon - was indeed a Super Bowl preview, everyone's in for a treat in February. Give credit to them. In most years this 49ers team would be leading the league in rushing; that's how good the Ravens are at running the football.

According to Mostert, he had been with the Ravens for about six games in 2015, playing exclusively on special teams, when he was told he was going to be cut. The Chiefs, Bills, and Steelers now round out the AFC playoff picture, with the red-hot Titans on the outside looking in.

The 49ers run game uses an athletic offensive line and the athleticism of Kyle Juszczyk and George Kittle to stretch out the defense.

So, the 49ers could have up to three more chances this season to prove Whitner right. How did it all shake out after the Ravens held off the 49ers in a miserable rain storm? No team has done a better job bottling up Jackson (and he still had over 100 rushing yards).

Baltimore could activate safety Brynden Trawick from injured reserve to the 53-man roster later this week, but no corresponding move has been made yet. No team has the athleticism up front that the 49ers have. Let's not also pretend that the weather didn't slow things down for both teams.

Now, he'll have to work hard to find another team willing to take on a 28-year-old journeyman - but at least he was able to realize his goal of playing in an National Football League game with Baltimore.

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