Instant Analysis: 49ers stunned by Cardinals in OT, fall to 0-4

49ers-Cardinals Capsule

49ers-Cardinals Capsule

It was a similar scenario in Week 4 to the one the team faced two weeks ago in Seattle: the offense earned the lead late in a game where neither team could score a touchdown, but the defense got exhausted in the end and allowed the opponent to score the game-winning TD. Add in Sunday's inactives Alex Boone and D.J. Humphries which equalled a recipe for disaster, even against a young San Francisco front loaded with high draft picks. That has to be frustrating for everyone in the organization. Were they fighting for a country that was interning Japanese Americans at the same time they were trying to liberate concentration camps? That has to count for something.

San Francisco 49ers lead running back Carlos Hyde is reportedly expected to play in Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals despite being listed as questionable with a hip injury. As for Arizona, they've looked utterly lost following the David Johnson injury, and in the wake of that catastrophe they're averaging 2.8 rush yards as a team-that's 64 attempts for 177 yards and one TD. He also had some trouble holding on to the ball. Thomas threw Palmer for a 2-yard loss on a third-and-10 play to force a Cardinals punt late in the first half. The 49ers seek their first win of the year as they travel to Arizona on Sunday for a division matchup. That may not seem like a lot, but it's warm in Phoenix-even for October. However, it's hard to make excuses for giving up that seven-play, 75-yard TD drive that won the game for Arizona with little time left on the clock.

What the 49ers didn't do well: The list of things the Niners didn't do well includes numerous same things they haven't done well all season. Larry Fitzgerald's walk-off 19-yard touchdown catch in overtime sent the 49ers to 0-4. But on third down, Jimmie Ward tipped Palmer's pass and Ray-Ray Armstrong intercepted in the end zone. That gave the Cards new life, and they scored the winning TD soon thereafter. I mean, they did this to themselves, but it's got to be brutal to be a part of a team that... is "sucks" too harsh of a word?

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Patriots players, including quarterback Tom Brady, stood during the anthem and rested their hands on the player next to them. Gould made five field goals in the loss for all of the 49ers' scoring. Led by Dekoda Watson and Brock Coyle, the team's coverage units have been strong and Trent Taylor has been solid on punt returns.

San Francisco's signal-caller was inaccurate throughout the game and missed numerous throws in the fourth quarter, completing just 48.98 percent of his passes while also tossing an interception. Shanahan will learn on the job, but his offensive genius isn't showing up on the field yet with any consistency, and the play calling is downright pedestrian. But while Hoyer has to take their blame for the offense's failings, it is clear the Niners' problems with discipline are having a significant impact on the unit's fortunes.

Similarly, the people saying that these players are disrespecting veterans should take a moment to consider what those veterans were really fighting for. The week before, the team did not come out on the field for the national anthem. This will be the second of three straight road games, with the Washington Redskins looming in Week 6.

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Arizona is back on the road next weekend traveling to Philadelphia to take on the 3-1 Eagles.

Is it time to place Arizona HC Bruce Arians on the hot seat? The Colts' only win so far came in Week 3 against the hapless Cleveland Browns, and in Week 1, Indy was torched, 46-9, by the Rams.

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