Interceptions don’t come along very often for defensive lineman. When they do, they’re typically the same.
Ask 49ers defensive tackle
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“It was about the same actually – I got about five yards and got tackled by the running back,” Jerod-Eddie said after San Francisco’s 34-3 victory over maligned quarterback Matt Schaub and the Houston Texans.
There’s no doubt Jerod-Eddie was in the right place at the right time. Filling in for the injured
“I had a rush-drop read off of whatever block the offensive line gave,” Jerod-Eddie said of his first pick in five NFL games over the past two seasons. “It gave me a drop-read, I dropped, and the ball was right there.
“We had a similar play in practice and I dropped the interception, so it was good to get that one.”
The 49ers three interceptions overall – nickel cornerback
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Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee said Brock’s first interception set the tone Sunday night.
Cam Inman of the San Jose Mercury News graded each element of San Francisco’s effort.
Bill Williamson of ESPN.com noted that the 49ers thrive when their defense is dominant.
Kevin Lynch of SFGate.com caught up with injured defensive tackle Ray McDonald postgame.
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Another good win for the team tonight. We're getting better every week. Just an absolute monster effort by the defense and special teams.