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How important is it for the 49ers to claim the top NFC Playoff spot?

Dec 11, 2023, 9:33 AM

SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 10: Brock Purdy #13 of the San Francisco 49ers walks on the fiel...

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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?

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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

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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)

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