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Roman on the Patriots: “They’re as physical a defense as we’ve seen since we’ve been here.”

SANTA CLARA — This is what Greg Roman said about the Patriots defense Thursday in the media tent. ROMAN: Good afternoon. Got a great challenge this week, going to play the New England Patriots. As you look at them on defense, they’re as physical a defense as we’ve seen since we’ve been here, as fundamentally […]

Why the Niners would have beaten the Patriots in the Super Bowl more easily than the Giants did

Here’s my other Super Bowl XLVI observation: The Niners would have beaten the Patriots more easily than the Giants did. Here’s why: First, the defense would have held Brady and the Pats’ offense to fewer than 17 points. They’re better than the Giants defense. They would have shut down BenJarvus Green-Ellis and Danny Woodhead, the […]