Falcons-49ers matchups: Part II – Crabtree v. Atlanta’s secondary

The 49ers play the Falcons Sunday at the Georgia Dome. In the meantime, I’ll break down the key matchups. The Falcons’ secondary v. Michael Crabtree The Falcons play good team defense. They ranked fourth in points allowed (19.2 per game), and they gave up only 14 passing touchdowns in the regular season – the fewest allowed in the NFL. The 49ers’ defense gave up 19 passing touchdowns – tied for…

January 18, 2013