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Barrows: Brock Purdy changed the game in 49ers vs. Lions

Jan 29, 2024, 9:32 AM

SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 28: Brock Purdy #13 of the San Francisco 49ers runs with the ball...

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Following a comeback effort on Sunday, the San Francisco 49ers have punched their tickets to Super Bowl LVIII!

The Athletic’s Matt Barrows joined The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross on Monday morning to recap San Francisco’s thrilling win over the Detroit Lions in the NFC Championship game.

Plus: Matt and the guys look ahead to another Super Bowl matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs.

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Topics Discussed

  • Matt shares his thought process as San Francisco fell behind by 17 points at halftime
  • Breaking down the performance of the 49ers’ defense
  • From Detroit’s point of view, what cost the Lions the game on Sunday?
  • Barrows says dropped passes very well might have cost Detroit the win
  • How big of a role did Brock Purdy play in the comeback effort?
  • “The running plays were huge… It was what you see from Patrick Mahomes and Josh Allen… Those are the plays that Brock Purdy can deliver.”
  • What kind of confidence did San Francisco gain after winning two close playoff games?
  • Areas of concern heading into the Super Bowl
  • “[The 49ers] will have to dominate on the ground to beat the Chiefs

Be sure to tune into Sactown Sports 1140 for all of your San Francisco 49ers vs. Kansas City coverage starting at 2:30 PM PST on Sunday before a 3:30 PM PST kick-off from Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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