It was clear that by looking at the 49ers cornerback’s face that he was thinking of the worst.
San Francisco’s defense is in for a challenge against Brees on Sunday afternoon in New Orleans.
How big of a challenge? Now that’s a question Rogers answered more easily.
“Both of the Manning brothers, Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers – Drew Brees is among those guys,” Rogers said. “With so many weapons that he has around him, and just the talent level that he has, his ability – it’s basically playing two head coaches on the field, with him and (coach Sean) Payton. He’s understanding of the game, understanding of our defense. There’s no doubt about it – he’s one of the best.”
Hence Rogers preparing for the worst.
If the 49ers defense is looking for something “good” about opposing Brees, consider that the New Orleans signal-caller has thrown seven interceptions in nine games, or one more pick than San Francisco’s
“When the score is close you take a few more gambles. He’s a gambler,” inside linebacker
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Cam Inman of the San Jose Mercury News wrote about offensive Greg Roman’s accepting of blame.
Bill Williamson of ESPN.com noted the quality of Sunday’s opponent.
Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee argued that Colin Kaepernick needs receiver help.
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