Matt Barrows gives his prediction for 49ers vs. Lions

Jan 22, 2024, 9:27 AM

(Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)...

(Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

(Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

The San Francisco 49ers are heading to the NFC Championship game for the third straight season.

Following Saturday’s nail-biting win over the Green Bay Packers, San Francisco will face the Detroit Lions this Sunday afternoon at Levi’s Stadium for a chance to punch 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 win over Green Bay, preview the NFC Championship game, and much more.

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Topics Discussed

  • What was Matt feeling during Saturday’s thriller in Santa Clara
  • Why did San Francisco struggle to get the upper hand against Green Bay?
  • “There are small cracks in this machine, and nearly everyone raised their heads in this game.”
  • Deebo Samuel has a 50/50 chance of playing in the NFC Championship
  • “If there’s a chance, I think he’s going to play.”
  • How did the 49ers perform on the defensive end?
  • Are there reasons to worry about Brock Purdy after how he performed on Saturday?
  • Barrows says the rain affects Purdy: “In future seasons, you’re going to run into bad weather… I think the silver lining is it’s supposed to be 68 degrees on Sunday.”
  • Looking ahead to the NFC Championship against Detroit
  • “I think the 49ers are going to win this game.”
  • How would Barrows grade Kyle Shanahan’s play calling?

Be sure to tune into Sactown Sports 1140 for all of your San Francisco 49ers vs. Detroit Lions coverage starting at 2:30 PM PST on Sunday before a 3:30 PM PST kick-off from Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California.

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

Click here for full episodes of The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross.

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Upcoming 49ers Schedule

  • Sunday, January 28th – NFC Championship – San Francisco 49ers vs. Detroit Lions – 3:30 PM PST
  • Sunday, February 11th – Super Bowl LVIII (TBD)

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