I asked San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula a question at his Wednesday press conference. Here is his answer.
ME: “The team seemed lethargic early in the game against the Seahawks. Afterward, I spoke to Ahmad Brooks and asked why the team seemed lethargic. He said he couldn’t speak for anyone else, but it did take him a while to get going in the game. How do you account for that lack of energy coming off a bye week?”
TOMSULA: “Well, I’ll tell you – and one of the things that we addressed head on was just the fact of…when we come out defensively…you know…Glenn (Dorsey) got hurt there, and I didn’t like our body language. OK? We have to address that. You know, it was like…the guys coming in there…it was that idea of attacking that…to make that tackle, attack it. Don’t come up and worry about missing. Just go tackle, OK? Let it go. And that’s what I saw. OK? Along with some fit problems, where we weren’t tuned up in the fit there. And, again, there was that counter play happening that hit us a couple times – and it’s not really new. It was just a little bit different. You know, just fitting that up, being detailed in those fits was where I saw our biggest problem.”