49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan knows the 49ers have a steep hill to climb to reach the postseason after their 4-6 start, but he’s not ruling out a long-short run.
San Francisco heads into their Bye week with a chance to be as healthy as they’ve been since before the halfway point of the year.
Simply getting healthy isn’t going to be enough though. Their schedule after the Bye is daunting, including four of their final six against teams on track for a playoff berth.
Here’s what lies ahead for San Francisco after their week off: