Matt Barrows breaks down the 49ers’ loss to the Vikings

Oct 24, 2023, 8:40 AM

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA - OCTOBER 23: Jordan Addison #3 of the Minnesota Vikings catches a first hal...

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Following a 5-0 start to the 2023 season, the San Francisco 49ers have lost two straight games.

The Athletic’s Matt Barrows joined The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross on Tuesday morning to recap the 49ers’ stunning loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Monday Night Football, look back on some crucial plays that took place down the stretch, and much more.

Plus: Was it the right move for Christian McCaffrey to play through an oblique injury?

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Topics Discussed Include

  • Matt reflects on what went wrong for San Francisco on Monday night
  • Dissecting the final seconds of the first half that resulted in a Viking touchdown
  • “It’s just a misplay… [Ward] was set up, and he just doesn’t catch it.” – Barrows on Charvarius Ward letting the ball go through his hands into Jordan Addison’s for a 60-yard score
  • How did Brock Purdy perform down the stretch?
  • “If it looked like he was throwing it to a random spot, he was. He lost Jauan Jennings.” – Barrows on Purdy’s late interception
  • Was it the right decision for Christian McCaffrey to play with an oblique injury?
  • Barrows on CMC’s injury: “It’s a pain management issue… I had a hard time telling if he was hurt or not. He seemed like the Christian McCaffrey from the first six weeks.”
  • Will Trent Williams return for Sunday’s game against Cincinnati?
  • “My guess is that he’s back for the Bengals game.” – Barrows on Williams

Listen to The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross from 6 – 10 a.m. PST, Monday through Friday, on Sactown Sports 1140.

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Upcoming San Francisco 49ers Schedule

  • Sunday, October 29th – vs. Cincinnati Bengals – 1:25 PM PST
  • Sunday, November 12th – @ Jacksonville Jaguars – 10:00 AM PST
  • Sunday, November 19th – vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers – 1:05 PM PST
  • Thursday, November 23rd – @ Seattle Seahawks – 5:20 PM PST
  • Sunday, December 3rd – @ Philadelphia Eagles – 1:25 PM PST

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