49ers pregame

At 12:45 p.m., I’m jumping over to the live blog, where I will answer a selected number of questions before and during the game. Click here to join the live blog.

 

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Today, I wrote about the 49ers’ offensive philosophy. Offensive coordinator Jimmy Raye said before the season he wanted to run the ball 60-percent of the time. Of course, they haven’t come close to that, but the 49ers are running the ball 58 percent on first-and-10 situations.

 

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49ers inactives

 

Nate Davis (3rd QB), WR Micheal Spurlock, RS Allen Rossum, RB Frank Gore, S Curtis Taylor, S Reggie Smith, C Cody Wallace and DL Ricky Jean-Francois.

 

Brandon Jones and Jason Hill will make their 49ers season debuts. Arnaz Battle will see return duties.

 

Rams inactives

Marc Bulger (3rd QB), WR Nate Jones, CB Ron Bartell, S James Butler, G Roger Allen III, T Jason Smith, DE Victor Adeyanju, DT Darell Scott.

 

Kyle Boller wills start for Bulger; Justin King starts at CB for Bartell, and Adam Goldberg takes over at RT for Jason Smith, the No. 2 overall pick.

 

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