The 49ers’ loss to the Eagles in the NFC championship game felt anticlimactic. It felt like Goliath was supposed to fight another giant, but then David showed up and he didn’t have a sling or stones.
A matchup between the two clearcut best teams in the NFC turned into a 31-7 laugher where the 49ers sustained two injuries to quarterbacks, leaving their once high-octane offense a one-dimensional mess.
Trying to paint some broader picture about the state of the 49ers after this year’s conference championship game loss is nigh impossible. Nothing happened that would indicate the 49ers need to make some kind of wholesale changes to their roster or organization. They ran into a series of unfortunate events in the biggest game of the year.
Alas, we tried to find a few takeaways from the wreckage:
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