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Struggling to the finish in Arizona

Arizona coach Dave McGinnis talks 49ers and Cards

"You are talking about a football team that has clinched its division, that has a playoff spot secured, and that is coming off of a great season last year. I have a hard time seeing anything sputtering or not working well. ... I think the bottom line is that San Francisco and Steve and his coaches have done a tremendous job of putting themselves in position to get in the playoffs. Once you get in the tournament, everything starts brand new. I have a hard time seeing them as struggling."

Q: How do you approach this game? McGinnis: I'm not in the same position as Steve (Mariucci) is. They've done a great job of locking up the division with two games to go. I've been in that position before when I was with Chicago and I know what their mindset is. What we've got here is basically a different football team than when we played the 49ers in the seventh week of the season. I've really... Recommended Stories