49ers Defense in Better Shape Than 2012 Premium Story

Justin Smith and Patrick Willis (Getty Images)
Justin Smith and Patrick Willis (Getty Images)
By Chris Biderman
Editor in Chief
Date: Jan 9, 2014

The 49ers are a win away from their third-straight trip to the conference championship game, thanks largely to a consistently stout defense. And this time around, that unit is shaping up to be better than last year's Super Bowl version. We explain why inside.

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