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The Chris and Joe Show - Previewing the San Francisco 49ers

What are the strengths and weaknesses of the 49ers?

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Green Bay Packers at San Francisco 49ers NFC Championship Game Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group

The New York Giants took a gutpunch on the offensive side of the ball in week 2 with the loss of both Saquon Barkley and Sterling Shepard to injury. But despite the magnitude of those losses, they face a team that was hit even harder in the San Francisco 49ers.

The 49ers will enter the game without Nick Bosa (ACL), Solomon Thomas (ACL), Dee Ford (back) Richard Sherman (calf), Raheem Mostert (knee), and Tevin Coleman (knee). The could well also be without QB Jimmy Garrapolo who suffered a high ankle sprain in week 2 as well.

But the 49ers remain a dangerous opponent despite the injuries, and an opponent who are already in a dogfight for what is shaping up to be a very competitive division. What do the Giants face on Sunday?

In this podcast

  • The 49ers injury report
  • Players to be aware of on defense
  • Strengths and weaknesses on the defensive side of the ball
  • Players to know on the offense
  • Offensive strengths and weaknesses

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