Defense has been a hallmark of the San Francisco 49ers for quite some time in the Bay Area.
It’s their defense which helped them reach two Super Bowls over the past decade.
However, their current defense is looking better than their previous defenses.
The elite play of their defense puts them in a new level of dominance.
Over their last 12 games, the 49ers have only allowed points in 27 out of 48 quarters.
During the #49ers’ 12 game winning streak, their defense (led by HC candidate Demeco Ryans) has allowed double-digit points in a quarter just three times.
They've allowed 0 points in 21 of the 48 quarters played. pic.twitter.com/U0gaOf78EI
— Ari Meirov (@MySportsUpdate) January 23, 2023
These numbers show the 49ers dominate their opponent for over 40% of the quarters they play.
Holding an opponent to zero points is a feat, but for the 49ers it’s a work of art.
Their masterpiece of a defense in San Francisco shows why teams need to fear them.
Despite having a seventh-round draft pick at quarterback, the 49ers are still dominating teams.
This is thanks to their defense, which only bends a few times each game.
Because of them, they have the luxury of having little to worry about on offense.
It’s their performance each week which puts the 49ers group in an all-new tier of defensive greatness.
They allow very few points and they rush to the ball no matter where it may be.
Running backs and receivers rarely find running lanes against these players in San Francisco.
While their biggest test comes against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, they are ready to pass with flying colors.
If their defense can hold off the hottest NFC offense this season, they can punch their ticket to Super Bowl 57.