The Joe Burrow vs. Justin Herbert debate just keeps heating up.
He’s a candidate for the franchise tag during a season in which the salary cap which will be roughly $40 million below initial expectations. The two sides couldn’t come up with a long-term contract last offseason before giving him the tag and now the situation is further complicated by the injury — and perhaps the fact that Wilson could be nabbed from the Seahawks. Of course, there’s also Jimmy Garoppolo, who has been the subject speculation about his future with San Francisco.
San Francisco 49ers Greatest win: 1981 NFC Championship Game: 49ers 28, Cowboys 27 Runner-up: Super Bowl XXIII: 49ers 20, Bengals 16 Trailing by six points, the 49ers needed to travel 89 yards in less than five minutes against Dallas’ “Doomsday” defense. Instead of looking for the big play, the 49ers relied on several sweeping runs by Lenvil Elliott, two clutch catches by Freddie Solomon and a 14-yard run by Solomon on a reverse.