How important is it for the 49ers to claim the top NFC Playoff spot?
Dec 11, 2023, 9:33 AM
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With just four games remaining in the regular season, the San Francisco 49ers have their eyes on a first-round BYE.
The Athletic’s Matt Barrows joined The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross on Monday morning to recap San Francisco’s 208-16 win over the Seattle Seahawks–their fifth-straight win–and looked ahead to the 49ers’ remaining schedule.
Plus: Is Brock Purdy the frontrunner for NFL MVP?
49ers Topics Discussed
- The 49ers now control their destiny to claim the number-one spot in the NFC
- How important would a number-one seed be for San Francisco?
- “They know that they’re better off getting that BYE week.”
- Barrows thinks it’s “a very big deal” for the 49ers to get the top seed
- Matt expects Charvarius Ward to miss at least one game
- Deebo Samuel makes another significant impact for the 49ers
- Evaluating Brock Purdy’s first full season as San Francisco’s starting QB
- Kyle Shanahan has plenty of weapons at his disposal with this offense
- Is Brock Purdy the leading NFL MVP candidate?
- Barrows thinks the MVP will come down to Brock Purdy or Dak Prescott
Listen to The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross from 6 – 10 a.m. PST, Monday through Friday, on Sactown Sports 1140.
NFC Playoff Picture
Upcoming 49ers Schedule
- Sunday, Dec. 17th @ Arizona Cardinals – 1:05 p.m. PST
- Monday, Dec. 25th vs. Baltimore Ravens – 5:15 p.m. PST
- Sunday, Dec. 31st @ Washington Commanders – 10:00 a.m. PST
- Sunday, Jan. 7th vs. Los Angeles Rams – TBD
- NFL Playoffs (TBD)