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Morning Report: 49ers Claim Top Spot on Latest NFL Power Rankings

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Here are your top 49ers storylines for Wednesday, September 13th.

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NFL Power Rankings: 49ers Surge to the Top Following #SFvsPIT

The San Francisco 49ers have been positioned as a top five team throughout the entirety of the offseason, and following their 30-7 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, the team put the entire league on notice. San Francisco charges ahead into Week 2 as the No. 1 ranked team across multiple national outlets.

Off the Field: Bay Area Teams Share Good Luck Messages in Season Opener 📲

The San Francisco 49ers kicked off the 2023 season on the road against the Pittsburgh Steelers and made headlines for their dominant win. The team put together a unified performance and sealed Week 1 with a 30-7 victory, setting the tone for the rest of the season and catching the attention of national media. Sports Illustrated called the 49ers "the best team in the league" following the season-opening win.

Aiyuk, Bosa and Ferrell Headline PFF Top Performers in #SFvsPIT

The San Francisco 49ers began their season on the road for the third-straight year, traveling to the East Coast for a Sunday afternoon matchup with the Pittsburgh Steelers. It's been four years since the last meeting between these two historic franchises, and with San Francisco's 30-7 win in the opener, the 49ers improve to 13-10 all-time versus the black and yellow.

Christian McCaffrey Nominated For Fedex Ground Player of Week 1

The San Francisco 49ers put together a unified performance against the Pittsburgh Steelers to lock down a 30-7 win in their regular season opener. All three phases made splash plays including San Francisco's offense, who racked up 188 rushing yards, a majority of which were netted by do-it-all running back Christian McCaffrey. As a result, he is one of three players across the league nominated to be the Fedex Ground Player of Week 1.

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View postgame photos from the San Francisco 49ers matchup vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers.

View game photos from the San Francisco 49ers matchup vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers.

View game photos from the San Francisco 49ers Week 1 matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

View photos as the team arrives to the locker room for their matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers, presented by Levi's®.

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